Toyota Mobility Foundation launches $9m smart city transportation challenge

The Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Challenge Works and World Resources Institute, has launched a global challenge, in which cities will compete for $9m in transportation project funding.

Entry to the first stage of the Challenge is open to city leaders and municipal governments, transport departments and other related local and regional agencies. Entries should be submitted according to one or more of the following three themes:

Expanding access to safe, affordable, and inclusive modes of transportation

Harnessing the power of data to create connected and resilient mobility ecosystems

Reducing environmental impact through low-carbon and renewable energy solutions

The Sustainable Cities Challenge aims to improve the lives of people by increasing access to jobs, education and other essential services. It will bring cities and innovators together to implement mobility solutions that could reduce carbon, improve accessibility, and use data to build resilient transport systems.