Seoul Subway Line 9 is a route that connects the southern part of the Han River from the east to west. The first (Phase 1) section, completed in 2009, stretches 25.5km and connects Gangnam and Gangseo, Seoul by being operated from Gimpo Airport to Banpo through Yeoui-do. The second (Phase 2) section of Eeonju, Seonjeongneung, Samsung Jungang, Bongeunsa and Sports Complex stations were additionally opened in March 2015.
Tianjin Eco-City is an eco-city joint project between the Tianjin Eco-City Investment and Development Co., Ltd. (SSTEC) and the Chinese and Singapore governments. The vision of the project is underpinned by three harmonies and three abilities. The harmonies address the social, economy, and environment aspects. The abilities address affordability, replicability and scalability.
Seoul TOPIS (Seoul Transport Operation & Information Service) is an integrated traffic management center that operates and manages Seoul’s traffic situation and collects traffic information from traffic-related organizations – these include Bus Management System (BS), traffic card system, unmanned enforcement systems and traffic broadcasting, the National Policy Agency, and the Korea Expressway Corporation.
The city of Zaragoza implemented WorldSending’s bitcarrier Traffic Flow Management technology to improve urban mobility and efficiently manage traffic conditions. The technology comprises a software suite and 150 sensors installed throughout the city’s roads.
A majority of large cities that simultaneously experienced both physical and economic growth in the late 20th century are now experiencing a rapid increase in the use of motor vehicles and, as a result, have faced with the problem of urban traffic congestion. One traditional method of resolving this problem is to increase new traffic facilities, such as roads.
The Triangulum “lighthouse” programme was launched in February 2015 and it will be developed until January 2020. Triangulum received €25.4 million funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (the overall budget of the programme is €29.5 million).
U-bike is a public self-service bicycle rental system for the citizens of Daejeon that joins high-tech IT infrastructure and green transportation to create an eco-friendly and sustainable urban mobility solution. Daejeon Metropolitan City also expanded the bicycle exclusive routes and improved its safety to complement the U-bike system.
● Automated Parking Enforcement Service: System built in 2004
● Pilot project from April to September 24 (32 cameras installed)
● A total of 156 unattended enforcement cameras additionally installed by March 2008
● May - November 2004: Commissioned the basic/working design for the illegal parking enforcement service / selected locations for additional cameras to be installed under the expansion project, and finalized the system specifications
Wanxiang is working on the construction of a mega-city called Innova City. It will be built from scratch on the river bank in Hangzhou, capital of the Zhejiang Province, which is adjacent to Shangai. Hangzhou is the upcoming Tier 1 city in China, and it is also the city of choice for a lot of companies to locate their headquarters. Hangzhou, like Shangai, is divided in two parts by the river Qiantang.
Masaya is a town in Nicaragua located near a volcano – the Masaya Volcano – and therefore it is extremely vulnerable to the effects of a “surprise” eruption. The science of volcanology has always been trying to discover how to predict this destructive natural phenomenon with the aim of saving lives and minimising the impact on the environment.
Hong Kong's population was 7,241,700 million people in 2014. The population density in 2013 was 6,650 people/km2. Hong Kong has an excellent ICT infrastructure supporting the delivery of secure e-services and the development of the local ICT industry. With the market liberalization, the infrastructure provides Internet access at an affordable price. The household broadband penetration rate is 85% and the mobile penetration rate is 231%.
Yokohama Green Valley is the city’s concept to rapidly promote the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and foster economic revitalisation by developing an industry focused on environment and improving environmental education through collaboration with citizens.