News tagged with city

An algorithm for taxi sharing

Researchers in Uruguay have developed an evolutionary algorithm to allow a smart city to facilitate efficient taxi sharing to cut an individual's transport costs as well as reduce congestion and traffic pollution. Details ...

dateSep 26, 2016 in Computer Sciences
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The resilience of cities against extreme weather

The frequency and severity of the latest extreme weather events in Europe has raised an alarm urging both local authorities and scientists to act. Part of the solution to counter the devastating effects of floods on human ...

dateOct 05, 2016 in Environment
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