The latest round of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams program encourages cities to find solutions based on data analysis and a human-centered approach.
In the Rust Belt, vacant urban land could be reused to help shield residents from the effects of a warming world.
Gran Vía should be car-free within three years.
Not everything is terrible!
Why is Carmel, Indiana, planning to build as many as 40 more roundabouts on top of its existing 102?
Stickers with QR codes are just one innovation in a multi-pronged plan to serve the aging population.
Discarded Christmas trees will be transformed into plant food, biofuel, and carbon sinks—but that’s just the beginning.
It’s supposed to be a more affordable and flexible way to move people around. But in one of the world’s largest and most congested cities, BRT just made everything worse.
But investing in smart growth policies now can have huge economic returns, a new working paper says.
The Pit Stop project hired restroom attendants who can empathize with the population they’re trying to reach.
Upgrading cranky, ancient systems could be one of the largest single opportunities to cut building emissions.
No more aerial transit riders staring through your bathroom window.
Cities are finally getting rid of streets that honor fascist figures, and they’re addressing a gender imbalance at the same time.
Non-emergency city service hotlines are celebrating their 20th anniversary, and eyeing immersive new possibilities.
The city plans to wean its homes off domestic natural gas by 2050, starting now.
A community-led approach to historic restoration focuses on crumbling 19th century buildings.
In some low-income neighborhoods, they’re regarded as more authentic representatives of the residents. That has good and bad consequences.
It’s not just a matter of affordability. It’ll take an “infrastructure investment,” a new report claims.
This could be the biggest task yet for the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge.
A new interactive green space aims to improve quality of life for the city’s older residents.