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Up to 70% of the world's population will be living in cities by 2050
In Dublin, the cost of congestion estimated at 4% of GDP in 2008
Europe's smart transport technology annual revenue $1.3 billion by 2020
15% of global emissions can be saved in 2020 through ICT-enabled energy efficiency
Urban buildings waste 35% of input energy
Smart City technology cumulative revenue $117 billion from 2012-2020
In Paris, the average car driver spends a total of 4 years looking for parking places

Future Cities: The Trinity Centre for Smart and Sustainable Cities

Enabling efficient and sustainable cities, in which citizens are safe, productive, engaged and included.

Siobhan Clarke
Prof Siobhan Clarke
Director

The Future Cities Research Centre undertakes multi-disciplinary research that enables, promotes and facilitates behavioural change for sustainability. The research is supported by the application of sensor, communication and analytical technological solutions to sustainability concerns in urban infrastructure such as energy, water, waste management and transportation systems.
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Last updated 18 November 2013 futurecities@tcd.ie (Email).