Can a city be reborn through technology? This is a question the City Council of Barcelona has been addressing for the past years. By being at the top ...
The Smart City Journal has been an active partner in the Smart Cities Sofa Summit and now wants to bring some of the conclusions closer to our followers.
It is evidence that the coronavirus has changed the lives of people and cities. That is why we start here a section in which the mayors of large and small cities explain to us how the design of their future is.
Kaiserslautern- turning the crisis into new chances and preserving an everyday life
Klaus Weichel Mayor of Kaiserslautern
The past months have posed one fundamental question to all of us: How can we face the worst public health crisis known to our generation? The great pandemic Covid-19 put us all through very rough times and we are yet not aware of the health risk that is still existent. Nevertheless, the virus quarried many aspects of our life that we must reconsider if we want to come out as a firm... read more
SANTANDER AFTER COVID-19
Gema Igual Ortiz Santander Mayor
It is now clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on the urban configuration of cities. In this regard, Santander is no exception. We have some advantages, due to our positioning as an increasingly modern and sustainable city that is strengthened socially with urban environments centered around people. This promotes the use of alternative means of transport... read more
LOGROÑO ADAPTS ITS MOBILITY AND URBAN SPACE
Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza Logroño Mayor
The city (in La Rioja, Spain) adapts its mobility and urban space turning the health emergency into opportunity through its ‘Logroño Open Streets’ strategy. Logroño has implemented a strategy through an emergency declaration in May aimed at regaining the space to respect social distancing in mobility through light, fast and inexpensive tactical... read more