One of the key domains that the design and implementation of Smart Cities address is transport. Smart cities around the world attempt to leverage new and developing technologies to solve their transportation problems. These efforts to bring transportation systems networks into the 21st century is a critical component to any smart city project. Tomorrow’s smart cities attempt to redefine sustainability and liveability.
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The current report is a deliverable of the project REMOURBAN: REgeneration MOdel for accelerating the smart URBAN transformation. The aim of this report is to characterize European cities as a basis for the replication framework of an urban regeneration model developped through the project.
Inside the European Union Open Data Portal, there is a section where users can find examples of applications developed by the European institutions, agencies and other bodies as well as third parties.
This report Eurostat Regional yearbook 2016, published by Eurostat on September 2016, provides a detailed picture relating to a broad range of statistical topics across the regions of the EU Member States, as well as the regions of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and candidate countries.
This report, jointly produced by the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission and UN-Habitat, highlights how the unique characteristics of European cities can support the EU priorities of jobs & growth, migration and climate action. Cities boost innovation, embrace people from different backgrounds and reduce our impact on the planet. Cities that operate at the metropolitan scale and have sufficient autonomy and resources can better exploit these urban advantages.
Shedding light on energy in the EU – A guided tour of energy statistics is a digital publication released by Eurostat on 20th September 2016, with the aim at making the complex process of energy more understandable. This digital publication serves in particular those who would like to better understand the challenges faced by the Energy Union, one of the ten priorities of the European Commission.
According to the corporate authors the European Commission and Directorate-General for Research and innovation, research and innovation are key to building a prosperous future for the EU. They therefore figure prominently in the Europe 2020 strategy and the European Semester process and underpin progress towards the 10 priorities of the Juncker Commission, from providing a new boost to jobs, growth and investment, to developing the digital single market and developing the Energy Union.