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A European recycling leader continues its quest for new ways to reduce waste.
Simone d'Antonio November 29, 2017
Last year, officials elected in six of Italy’s largest cities automatically became ‘metro mayors’ for their surrounding region. But are local primary polls and governance reforms enough for political innovation?
Matteo Del Fabbro June 26, 2017
A country where earthquakes frequently turn towns to ruins has become an accidental laboratory for different approaches to rebuilding after a disaster.
Simone d'Antonio December 16, 2016

EUROCITIES recommends that municipalities manage this new economic model through regulation and extend it to all citizens. 

December 1, 2016

Virginia Raggi plans to recoup money for public services by ending waste, fraud and mismanagement in city government, AFP reports. 

June 27, 2016
The Incet factory in Turin's Barriera di Milano neighborhood sat in ruins for years. Now it is becoming a center for people to gather and share ideas.
Simone d'Antonio June 3, 2016
The very phrase “High Line” is morphing into a catch-all synonym for “linear park.”
Grace Chua April 8, 2016

The move would add to other efforts to reduce car traffic, such as a congestion charge, Fast Company reports. 

March 17, 2016
The city's Innova.TO contest shows bureaucrats have ideas too — if you ask them.
Simone d'Antonio March 10, 2016
At the final Urban Thinkers Campus, proponents highlighted success stories to suggest that art deserves a unique spot in the New Urban Agenda.
Simone d'Antonio March 2, 2016
A new city policy has become a model across Italy. It encourages citizens to volunteer their time and talents while governing their use of public assets.
Simone d'Antonio December 23, 2015
Local governments use event, which bookended Expo 2015, to bolster recognition of the Habitat III process.
Simone d'Antonio November 5, 2015
Satriano's warm welcome shows an inclusive approach to absorbing a flood of immigrants.
Simone d'Antonio November 5, 2015
The Urban Thinkers Campus in Sicily brings together more than 500 urbanists, city leaders and innovators.
Simone d'Antonio October 14, 2015
Milan is about to get 20 million visitors over six months. It will be the biggest test yet of "collaborative consumption."
Simone d'Antonio March 5, 2015

The “Jellyfish Barge” being designed in Italy offers an inexpensive way for crowded cities to grow crops on waterways, Fast Company reports. 

January 12, 2015
Starting January 1, Italian cities and their suburbs will form a new kind of local government.
Simone d'Antonio December 11, 2014

Rome’s mayor faces a host of urban ills that include homelessness, slums and empty municipal coffers, Der Spiegel reports. 

May 15, 2014

Fast Company reports on special water droplets that could shore up Venice by depositing limestone underwater.

February 5, 2014
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