NIUA-CIDCO Smart City Lab publishes combined issue (Vol 2, issue 4 & Vol 3, issue 1) of its newsletter

CIDCO Smart City Lab publishes combined issue (Vol 2, issue 4 & Vol 3, issue 1) of its newsletter detailing the team’s activities between October 2016 and March 2017. The newsletter titled ‘CIDCO@Smart’ gives an insight into the work done by the CIDCO Smart City Lab team in the areas of Research, Capacity Building, Innovation and Project support for CIDCO.

The combined issue showcases two objective areas- Inclusive Planning and Environmental Sustainability, and two projects of high impact- Urban Renewal Schemes and Passenger Water Transport Terminal, from the Smart City Plan of CIDCO in CIDCO Navi Mumbai (South). In the section on inclusive planning, a summary of a paper on Gender mainstreaming in housing submitted by members of CIDCO Smart City Lab team and an article on Women’s safety audit is discussed. The newsletter also presents initiatives at NIUA-CIDCO Smart City lab which include research on transit-oriented development in Indian smart cities.

The section Smart City Corner features Smart London Plan, a conversation about Data and its role in transportation, and the emerging idea of Free public wi-fi with the case example of LinkNYC free wifi kiosks in New York.

The latest progress of the National Smart City Mission is also discussed in this issue.

The issue is available for download here- NL_LO