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Why travel cards are smart business for cities

As public transport ridership increases due to the growth of urban populations, cities are looking at more efficient ways of coping with demand. Jonathan Andrews explores the development of smart card technology and the rising business case for cities to use them

Chongqing to host key forum for Chinese cities

Mme Li Xiaolin, President of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, has confirmed she will attend the City Infrastructure Forum in Chongqing which will be hosted by Mayor Huang on 9 and 10 September. The forum is a first for China and will bring together officials from across the country to interact with […]

Cities Today talks to Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General for UCLG Africa

Interviewed prior to the Africities Summit held in Dakar, Senegal, December 2012 What role do you see for UCLG Africa in terms of the development of the continent? The UCLG Africa vision was clearly articulated during the founding congress of our organisation in Tshwane, South Africa, in May 2005, as follows: “building the unity of […]