Glasgow wins 'smart city' government cash

2013-01-25 22:09
(Irwin Fedriansyah, AP)

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Cape Town – Glasgow has won a £24m government grant intended to make it one of the UK's first smart cities.

It will use the money on projects to demonstrate how a city of the future might work.

They will include better services for Glaswegians, with real-time information about traffic and apps to check that buses and trains are on time.

The council will also create an app for reporting issues such as potholes and missing bin collections.

Other services promised by the council include linking up the CCTV cameras across the city with its traffic management unit in order to identify traffic incidents faster.

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