Global goals. Local solutions.
The mid-sized city in New York State has hired a director of policy and innovation with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, according to Syracuse.com.
Twenty-three municipally-owned sites are available for innovative redevelopments, the deputy to Mayor Anne Hidalgo writes on the New Cities Foundation website.
Providence signals that mid-sized cities also must harness technology to streamline municipal services and trim costs, according to an announcement by the Office of Mayor Jorge Elorza.
A design movement that started in Brazil is turning up in the United States, Alan Ehrenhalt writes in Governing.
Atlanta used a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to streamline programs that serve the city’s homeless population, Mayor Kasim Reed writes on CNN.com.
The first CRO summit highlighted valuable lessons, including the importance of idea sharing among cities and scanning the globe for resilience solutions, the Rockefeller Foundation says.
Writing in Governing, the former mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee encourages city leaders to remove barriers to change.