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People waiting for a London Tube
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Can innovation support passenger safety at the platform edge?
The Platform Edge Technologies project was undertaken by Connected Places Catapult (the Catapult), funded by the Department for Transport, and supported by Transport for London.
Person in high-visibility orange jacket with a handheld communication device attached to the chest, utilizing geofencing trackside technology. Construction equipment and fencing are visible in the background.
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Geofencing: innovative technology to improve trackside worker safety
Network Rail and Connected Places Catapult won the Safety Award at the Railway Industry Association’s Railway Industry Supplier Excellence awards on 29 June for their work to take forward a new piece of technology known as ‘geofencing’.
Aerial view of a cityscape featuring prominent yellow church towers in the foreground, surrounded by buildings, greenery, and streets extending into the distance under a clear blue sky.
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Best fit climate innovation – solutions for India, Mexico and Peru
The co-creation of climate action plans with citizens generates a multitude of actions where solutions in innovation districts can be tested, proven, and scaled. But how should you select which solution to test first and where? What metrics should be used to prioritise key actions?
A large, historic building with green roof, illuminated at dusk. Light trails from passing cars surround it, and nearby buildings are visible. The sky has dramatic clouds with a sunset glow.
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Collaboration Scales Positive Energy Districts Across Europe
When cities create innovation districts, early engagement​ with a diversity of stakeholders ​is critical to their successful implementation​.
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Community led clean heat – from Bristol to Turkey
An example of how Bristol and Nilüfer learned from each other about the delivery of an energy community.
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ASEAN Smart Cities Spark an Electric Bus Revolution
Electrifying public bus fleets is a net zero action that many cities have in their power to take now – but the instability of the grid in these districts can cause delays in implementing chargers. To address this in Jakarta and Singapore, innovation districts involving local residents and businesses grew from what was, at first, a single-depot public sector project.
Two people ride electric scooters on a sidewalk near a bicycle lane. One person is wearing blue jeans, the other grey pants. The pavement is patterned with red and beige tiles and a marked bike symbol.
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Intelligent local partnerships in smart infrastructure & urban mobility
Pop-up electric vehicle chargers, green walls and electric scooters were among the systems tested as part of a project exploring how the transport hub of the future could look and function.
View of the Tyne Bridge and Swing Bridge over the River Tyne at dusk, with traffic lights forming trails and city lights illuminating the buildings on either side.
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Large scale agent-based modelling to support shared mobility – the DeMAND project
Travel behaviour is gradually getting more difficult to predict, hence the increased complexity of travel demand models to fit modern lifestyle, and the increased demand to include autonomy and flexibility. As a direct consequence, we can notice diverse travel patterns as well as the reduced availability of private transport for certain population groups. The “Demand […]