In Brisbane, youth unemployment hit a 17-year high in March and Greece recorded a 47.9% youth jobless rate a month earlier. Some are calling this global crisis a ticking time bomb. Can it be diffused? Click for a look at public and private entities trying to do just that.
In the Asia-Pacific region, New Zealand is turning into a smart cities hotbed, placing second only to China in a new IDC ranking. Learn about some of its latest projects and steal ideas for your own city.
Cities are investing a lot in transportation. It’s the fastest growing category for new infrastructure investment. Find out why and see what ideas you can take from several new projects in cities like yours.
Advanced technologies help police in many ways, from improving operations to ensuring reliable communications and more. But Dubai Police took it a big step further with the introduction of a robot police officer.
Innovative technologies can improve the physical and mental well-being of people who suffer from loneliness and lack of social connections. A new report highlights examples, such as Australia's InTouch Living system.
Estimates indicate 30 million men, women and children are victims of human trafficking worldwide. They are largely invisible, but organizations like Peace-Work and SAS are using advanced analytics to help law enforcement.
Upgrades at a San Juan, Puerto Rico VA hospital to enhance patient comfort and care will be delivered with no up-front capital investment, thanks to an energy savings performance contract (ESPC). Learn more about ESPCs.
As cities search for ways to fill their affordable housing gaps, many are looking at inclusionary zoning. A federal housing expert weighs in with questions city leaders should be asking as they consider developer mandates.
Self-driving vehicles will drastically change urban mobility, and cities need to be prepared. But how? Our story shares insights from transportation professionals on what to expect and how to plan for the transition.
With high demand for tech workers and high levels of youth unemployment, introducing kids to STEM learning early on makes sense. Read how UL XplorLabs, a free program for middle schools, promotes scientific inquiry.