Grid Smarter Cities describes being at the “cutting edge of common sense”

The founder of kerbside management company Grid Smarter Cities, Neil Herron, has written a blog post asking if the “humble kerb” is the “missing missing puzzle piece that unlocks the digital ecosystem needed to deliver social, environmental, and economic benefits for cities and accelerate fleet transition to EV?” “Whilst some smart city thinkers have been […]

Grid Smarter Cities helps deliver new logistics solution for the Thames

With goods transportation into central London becoming increasingly slow, difficult and expensive, the Port of London Authority and Uber Boat by Thames Clippers have announced Thames Clippers Logistics – a part of London’s Cross River Partnership’s first daily, multi-supplier, river freight along the Thames. Working with ITS kerbside management experts Grid Smarter Cities, the Port […]

Grid Smarter Cities’ Kerb-Dock bookable loading bays now live in London

Kerbside management technology innovator Grid Smarter Cities has announced its Kerb-Dock bookable loading bays located by Bankside Pier in Southwark are now live and available to use. Each bay includes a two-sided e-ink smart sign displaying booking information on one side, and air pollution alert levels on the other side. The Kerb-Dock project will test […]

Grid Smarter Cities’ Kerbside management platform utilises the river

Kerb space management technology innovators Grid Smarter Cities has been awarded funding by Impact on Urban Health for an initiative that enables cross modal deliveries moving from river to road using its Kerb platform. This innovative solution will allow current freight, servicing and delivery vehicles to pre-book designated kerbside spaces alongside Bankside Pier in Southwark […]

Grid Smarter Cities webinar details kerb solutions

Kerb space management technology innovators Grid Smarter Cities are hosting a webinar to deliver healthy streetscapes. The event, held on Thursday 12 May at 10.30 am, will detail ideas around enabling accessible kerbside for last mile deliveries. It’ll not only hear from Grid Smarter Cities but also from those affected by the challenges, with contributions […]

Grid Smarter Cities puts dynamic Kerbside management on the map

Software solutions provider Grid Smarter Cities and mapping and IT specialists Buchanan Computing are launching a new integration to support local authorities with planning and mapping their bookable loading bays using on-street parking data. Grid Smarter Cities say they are continuing to expand their portfolio of services “to make the realm of managing city kerbside […]

ITS (UK) Forum meeting hears why private logistics firms benefit when sharing their data

Freight and logistics experts in the UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems Industry Association have been presented with a compelling case for haulage firms to share more data to make their industry more efficient. The ITS (UK) Freight Forum meeting heard from Connected Places Catapult Principal Engineer Shyful Choudhury who outlined a new project he’s running to […]

New research boosts case for kerbside management tools

New research suggests how the impact of freight, servicing and delivery vehicles on the city’s road networks can be improved by a kerbside management scheme. The report called LOADS EASIER: Unlocking the power of the kerb, produced for Stantec and Grid Smarter Cities builds upon research reports by the Centre for London which outline how […]


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