Smart Classes Digest: Issue #16


Missed the final 2023 edition of Smart Classes Digest, our quarterly e-digest for the Smart Classes and Smart City-Region stakeholder communities?

Issue #16 “Insights”:

  • 7 inclusive park projects improving health and wellbeing 
  • Beyond carrots and sticks – why it’s time to replace this unhelpful transport policy metaphor   
  • What the decision to curtail HS2 and embrace cars means for the UK’s cities   
  • How can local authorities manage traffic-caused air pollution?
  • Sustainability meets intelligence: AI’s dual role in crafting eco-infrastructure   
  • Metropolis in motion: the heartbeat of sentient cities  
  • No transition without transmission: renewing the national grid for the renewables age
  • A year in the diary of a feminist city: how good design with and for women and girls benefits all       

…plus thought provoking contributions from our sponsors, Commonplace and Vortex:

  • Top 10 challenges in community engagement  
  • Data-driven air quality action plan: a roadmap for local authorities  

We also:

Keep you updated on our full schedule of Smart Class events for the coming year;

 Look ahead to TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2024 (Cardiff, February 8th), WATER MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2024 (London, April 3rd), EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class 2024 (London, May 1st) and TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2024 (Manchester, June 6th) – qualifying delegates can register now for a free place!

 Invite applications for complimentary access to the protected content (film footage & slides) from TRANSPORT Smart Class, Midlands 2023 (hosted at Drapers’ Hall, Coventry, on November 22nd);

 Look back at all the keynotes and innovator thought leadership presentations (including videos, recordings and slides) from TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2023 (hosted at Greencoat Place, London, on October 17th) and TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2023 (hosted at Riddle’s Court, Edinburgh, on September 7th);

Share our “Retrospectives Round-Up” of PUBLIC REALM & URBAN SPACES Smart Class 2023 (hosted at The Shipping Office, Manchester, on July 4th);

 Place BT Active Intelligence, Journeo, Urban Foresight and VU.CITY under the “Innovator Spotlight”!

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