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Boston Freeway

Boston Is Emerging as a Center for Mobility Innovation

This is the fifth in a series entitled The Future of Mobility, a joint project of CommonWealth and Meeting of …

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Nigeria Currency

In Nigeria, the government’s anti-corruption campaign relies in part on this data NGO

By Brendon Bosworth Nigeria has a less-than-rosy reputation for corruption. The country ranks 136th out of 176 on Transparency International’s …

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Work Commute

Improving the Journey to Work Benefits Commuters, Communities, and Companies

Every day an estimated 130 million Americans travel to jobs located in dense urban centers, suburban office parks, and rural …

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Mexico City 1

The people power behind Mexico City’s new constitution

By Gregory Scruggs MEXICO CITY, Mexico — When you think about people drafting a constitution, it might conjure a bunch …

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Ian Klaus

How U.S. foreign policy came to embrace urban issues — and may change under Trump

By Gregory Scruggs The U. S. government has undergone a sudden and rapid change since the inauguration of Donald Trump as …

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Helsinki

Universal Basic Income: Does the Carrot Work Better than the Stick?

Automation and robots will destroy jobs but create work. How will we secure employment in the future? Since 1970s, social …

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City Buildings From Above

Eight Ten Moneyball Metrics for Competitive Cities

In a world where people can increasingly choose to live anywhere, cities have to compete in ways that they never anticipated. However, there are some not-so-obvious “Moneyball” metrics that will help to promote city attractiveness, sustainability, resilience, and success.

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Atlanta Skyline

How Not to Shoot Yourself in the Foot: Smart Planning and P3s

When community leaders consider investments in sustainability, resilience, and smart infrastructure, they face a dilemma. Immediate priorities drive a focus …

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