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RF @ SXSW
Meet seven companies that are on a mission to help cities and citizens.
“In 20 years ... it will just be the way cities operate”
In an interview with Route Fifty, Landrieu talks policing and the “entrepreneurial” bent that drives mayors of all political stripes.
In an interview at SXSW, the mayor Florida's fourth-largest city discusses how city hall is helping to create an “atmosphere of innovation for entrepreneurs” to flourish.
“Our growth—our business growth, our population growth, our economic growth—is rooted firmly in our immigrant population,” the mayor said in an interview.
Mayors face a "common set of challenges" and benefit from sharing their experiences and insights of how they're dealing with major policy challenges, like reducing homelessness in their cities.
“Bourbonism,” the mayor said in an interview, has helped his city bridge the urban-rural divide in Kentucky and boost economic development in the process.
“People live there, people start businesses in Washington, D.C., and we want people to come check out what we have to offer,” Bowser told Route Fifty in an interview at SXSW.
At SXSW, Greg Stanton is a happy warrior against state and federal interference.
The mayor discusses how a global and local revolution in transportation is impacting a multi-modal hub for the nation.
“If we have an innovative constituency we need have to make sure that we have an innovative government to match our constituency.”
“With today’s innovations and technologies, it makes no sense that we require more of our citizens than we actually should," according to the mayor.
We talk about his “heretical” take on civic engagement and “audacious” education and jobs programs.
Liccardo’s city is a “platform” for partnerships that drive smart city innovation.
US Ignite, Verizon, Intel and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told a SXSW gathering that it’s all about a driving commitment to partnerships.
In a guest article, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia looks at how the strength a local transportation system is reflected in the health and mobility of residents as well as in the resilience of the city.
, Special to Route Fifty
March 11, 2017
In a guest article, Austin Mayor Steve Adler details why for innovators and municipal leaders alike, tech touches everything cities do.
, Special to Route Fifty
March 10, 2017
Spin believes its approach to bike sharing will help solve the last-mile transit issue in our cities.
Mayors are at Austin’s cultural conference and festival—and so are we.
“This is not about testing new, shiny-penny technologies that will do nifty things,” the city’s mayor says. “This about using mobility technology to actually address basic problems.”
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