LSE Cities’ Urban Age programme takes a deeper look at the statistics showing that the world is heading towards 70% urbanisation by 2050 to reveal the regional differences in demographic, economic and environmental change.
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Local Governments and the Sharing Economy is a roadmap helping local governments strategically engage to foster more sustainable cities. It’s also useful to audiences including city staff, local politicians, sustainability practitioners and Sharing Economy innovators, Sharing Economy critics and supporters.
The European Data Portal, created by European Commission, harvests the metadata of Public Sector Information available on public data portals across European countries. Information regarding the provision of data and the benefits of re-using data is also included.
The Task Force of the City Protocol Society completes successfully and publishes the four foundational Collaboration Standards to promote solutions to common city challenges. City Protocol is a collaborative innovation framework that fosters city-centric solutions which benefit citizens and their quality of life.
A new tool, created by the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD), aims to give a comprehensive but broad measure of New York’s economic development opportunities at both the citywide and neighborhood level. The tool uses 19 economic factors to calculate the risk to economic opportunity by neighborhood.
The five chapters featured in this FreeBook, brought to you by Routledge, share the goal of making urban areas functional, attractive, and sustainable. The publisher aims to highlight some of his newest practitioner-oriented titles and illustrate the global scope of the work being done in this field.
The infographic, based on the 2015 Digital Cities Survey conducted by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government, reveals important insights about trends in digital technology adopted by America’s cities.