Smart Classes Digest: Issue #08


The latest edition of Smart Classes Digest, our bimonthly e-digest for Smart City-Region stakeholders and the Smart Classes community, is now available to read and completely free!

Issue #08 “Insights” reveal:

  • The future EV charging needs and preferences of drivers without access to off-street parking 
  • The hidden ethical dimensions of smart city projects   
  • How MaaS data can support sustainable cities   
  • Lessons from around Europe as UK legislators consider the path forward for e-scooters
  • The need for local air quality data and why the future is hyperlocal   
  • The carbon footprint of transportation per passenger-kilometre for different vehicles
  • Rewilding in cities and applying the concepts of biophilic design to recreate nature in offices and urban spaces
  • 3D printed future cities – using concrete made with waste glass on our mission towards net zero   

…and thought provoking contributions from our sponsors, Calvium and Padam Mobility, explore:

  • Merging a DRT and a paratransit service – why is it a good idea for some local authorities? 
  • Digital innovation – how might we be experiencing and interacting in the world by 2031?

We also keep you updated on our current schedule of Smart Class events (qualifying delegates can register for a free place at their selected edition!); Look ahead to TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England 2022 (Bristol, April 28th), TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2022 (Cardiff, May 26th), EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, North 2022 (Leeds, June 17th) and PUBLIC REALM & URBAN SPACES Smart Class 2022 (London, July 7th); Look back at all the presentations (including videos, recordings and slides) from TRANSPORT Smart Class, Midlands 2022 (hosted at Nottingham Council House on February 24th); Re-visit our event at The RSE last December with our TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2021 “Retrospectives Round-Up”; Invite applications for complimentary access to the protected content (film footage and slides) from EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, South 2022 (hosted at Browns Courtrooms, Covent Garden, on March 30th); and place the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR), EarthSense, Perform Green and SkedGo under the “Innovator Spotlight”.

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