Bucharest City Hall will set up 19 new Public Utility Companies
Bucharest General Council approved today the proposals that Bucharest City Hall to set up 19 companies that would handle various activities such as electricity and heat production and supply, public lighting, hospital management, security, advertising space management, infrastructure projects consultancy, road management, parking management, and even taxi services. Previously, it was decided to set up a… Read more
Orange Romania, winning the AWARD for the Most Complex Smart City National Project
Orange Romania proposed for Alba Iulia a roadmap including the following components: Wi-Fi in popular public areas and public transport system, Digital education, Embedded cyber security for Internet access in public hotspots, Analytics platform for tracking the various urban metrics (mobility management), Citizen interaction and crowd information platform for city incidents reporting, Environment monitoring dashboard with comparative measurements, City proximity engagement platform… Read more
First female mayor elected in Bucharest
Gabriela Firea (PSD/ Social Democrat Party) is the new Mayor of Bucharest, elected with approximately 42%. According to the preliminary data, PSD’s candidates won in all six Districts of Bucharest.
Bucharest’s first Smart Park powered by DT and Cisco
Bucharest’s Tineretului Park has long been known as an idyllic recreational area. But starting April 25, the Romanian capital will also have one of the “smartest” public spaces in Central and Eastern Europe. Telekom Romania and Cisco have developed Romania’s first smart city initiative for Tineretului Park in Bucharest’s Fourth District. The pilot project for the… Read more
Kaufland Romania launches the first network of charging stations
Kaufland Romania, in partnership with Renovatio, is supporting all those who want to lead environmentally and public launches the first network of quick charging stations for electric cars in Romania. The charging stations will be located in the parking spaces of Kaufland stores in 9 cities (Arad, Timisoara, Deva, Sebes, Sibiu, Ramnicu Valcea, Pitesti, Constanta and… Read more
Integrated Plan for Urban Development was approved
City Mayor announced that the Integrated Plan for Urban Development approved today includes 62 Projects, targeting Bucharest modernization through tramway network improvement, new parking spaces and more efficient public transport.
Razvan Sava, the new interim Mayor of Bucharest
PNL Bucharest announced that Razvan Sava, one of the party’s members of the Bucharest General Municipal Council (CGMB), was appointed to take over the office of deputy mayor and implicitly the interim general mayor office. Key priorities of the in-coming interim Mayor of Bucharest include financial issues of RADET and preparing the city for the cold… Read more
ICI’s Cloud may be the e-governance platform for a Smart City
Romanian National Institute for Research in Informatics (ICI) positioned itself as a cloud service provider for public entities after finalizing an European funded project, named “Cloud Infrastructure for Public Institutions” (ICIPRO). It is expected that main clients will be local and county-level public institutions. However, the Project Manager declared that ICIPRO should not be considered a Government Cloud…. Read more