Streetlights across Northamptonshire to be upgraded to the latest LED technology

Works to upgrade over 44,000 streetlights to the latest energy-efficient technology will start across Northamptonshire next week. Both North and West Northamptonshire Councils have declared a climate emergency and the authorities are taking steps to reduce energy consumption. Over the next two-and-a-half years, Balfour Beatty Living Places will upgrade the current lights to LED, a […]

American city uses streetlight sensors to collect pedestrian data

The American city of Philadelphia is testing out technology to track pedestrians, attaching sensors to 14 streetlights along a single street, in order to track environmental factors and how pavements are being used. The website BillyPenn reports that the SmartBlockPHL pilot is run by the city in collaboration with Comcast, Juganu, and US Ignite — […]


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