Driverless Urban Mobility: The Path Towards an Autonomous Future

At 9:30 am PDT on March 28th, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring James Kuffner, Chief Technology Officer of Toyota Research Institute.

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2017 Leadership Summit

The 11th annual Meeting of the Minds leadership summit will convene October 23-25 at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland, Ohio. Find more information at our event page.

Boston Mobility Summit

June 20, 2017, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More info →

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Broken Windows At An Abandoned St. Louis Factory

In the Wake of Ferguson, Regeneration in St. Louis

St. Louis was ranked 8 of 18 post-industrial cities studied in our Policy Focus Report Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities, and the …

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Can an app for borrowing housewares make neighborhoods stronger?

by Letty Reimerink AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands  —  This city might not have become a global hub of the “sharing economy” …

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Abandoned Bumpers

Rethinking the Idea of Waste in Detroit

U.S. businesses, entrepreneurs and municipalities are rethinking the concept of “waste” to create competitive advantage beyond the market and pave …

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Growing Urban Food Systems

There is a growing buzz around strengthening urban food systems. Consumers want more transparency in where their food is coming …

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Hoboken NY

Resist. Delay. Store. Discharge. A Comprehensive Urban Water Strategy

The Sandy-affected region is a long coastline with many assets, and as we now know, at risk. A fully comprehensive …

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Can urban agriculture work on a commercial scale?

By Flavie Halais MONTREAL, Canada —  In 1999, Dickson Despommier, a professor of environmental health sciences and microbiology at Columbia University, popularized …

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Kansas City Skyline

The Millennial City, Part 3:  The Gentrification Reset

The Debate Your city is on the hot seat now. As a city leader you have done your job to …

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