Driverless Urban Mobility: The Path Towards an Autonomous Future

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Boston Mobility Summit

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

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Smart Systems in the Second Machine Age

Like the Industrial Revolution, an economic and social inflection point is taking place because of technology – but this time it’s digital technology.

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Innovator Of The Week

Urban Innovator of the Week: Gene Powell

This profile was originally published by Urban Innovation Exchange in partnership with Meeting of the Minds and Kresge Foundation. For …

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Money Matters: Who Pays for the Smart City?

The “smarting” of utilities and cities is underway. However, many in the industry would stamp our smart city progress thus far as meh, even though the foundational technical elements are in place.

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China Wind Power

China Solar and Wind Surges as Coal Peaks

Kitty Bu starts each morning in Beijing checking the air quality report; many days she must keep her one, three …

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Ecosystems Enable Urban Evolution

This post begins a 5-part series on Smart Cities from our partners at Black and Veatch. For more, visit the …

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Creating a Regional Coalition of Formal & Informal Community Leaders to “Lift Up” Metropolitan Albuquerque, NM

This blog explores the creation of a broad-based stakeholder coalition within metropolitan Albuquerque that would bring together both formal and …

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Bogotá Mayor Enrique Peñalosa on making better cities

By Neal Peirce & Gregory Scruggs This week, hundreds of mayors around the world head to Bogotá, Colombia, for what is …

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The Unlikeliest Innovations in Community Planning

In a few short weeks, ArtPlace America will announce $10.5 million in new investments in more than 25 projects across …

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