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From Amsterdam to Beijing: The Global Evolution of Bike Share

Despite being nearly 50 years old, bike share is only recently seeing widespread international growth. However, with better data and improved models, bike share’s future looks extremely bright. (Photo: LesHaines / Flickr) Nossa Cidade (“Our City”), from TheCityFix Brasil, explores critical questions

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Top 10 Ideas From OuiShare 2015 on The New Sharing Economy [VIDEOS]

1. Nick Grossman: Bringing Collaborative Platforms to Market [embedded content] Nick Grossman works at the intersection of web platforms and public issues. Currently with Union Square Ventures in New York City, he previously worked for a nonprofit incubator for open source

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From Ideas to Implementation: 3 Ways to Ensure that Citizens Have Access to Information

Good urban governance begins with open access to information. São Paulo, Brazil offers a number of lessons for making data accessible and encouraging public participation. (Photo: Gabi Sakamoto / Flickr) How do we make cities work for people? As a

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A Smartphone App to Help Choose the Best Walking Route

User ratings for Park Row, New York, NY / Liz Camuti Most smartphone map apps give you several direct routes to get from Point A to Point B, but the quickest or most convenient path isn’t always the most enjoyable.

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Sane Governance in the Digital City

This post has been created automatically from a feed, and was originally published at: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/klaus-philipsen/1063276/governance-digital-city-adjunct-todays-webinar-smart-cities “There is a canyon dividing people who understand technology and people charged with addressing the world’s toughest [..] issues, and no one has built a bridge”(Cohen/Schmidt:

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City Leaders: $164m Up For Grabs in the 3rd 100 Resilient Cities Challenge

Cities around the world are now able to apply for a slice of $164 million from The Rockefeller Foundation in its 100 Resilient Cities Challenge. The opening of the third and final round of this challenge was announced yesterday at

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