Behavior Change Case Study: Cleveland Neighborhood Progress – The Racial Equity & Inclusion Initiative

The approach taken by Erika and the Cleveland Neighborhood Progress team to develop and drive a racial equity and inclusion initiative is as multifaceted as it is inspiring. In developing and nurturing the projects and partnerships that comprised the Year of Awareness Building, the Cleveland Neighborhood Progress team appears to have drawn from many aspects of the EAST and MINDSPACE frameworks.

3 Key Lessons from Encouraging Communities to Generate Change

Instead of looking around and thinking to one’s self about what could be done to make a certain place better, our program urges folks to share their ideas and begin building support from the ground-up. That’s how a group of neighbors and volunteers in Brightmoor, Michigan, succeeded in transforming their neighborhood’s food desert back in 2015.

How Policy, Planning, and Technology can Avoid Gridlocked Commuter Traffic

We are firm believers in putting nudge theory to work within organizations. Luum is a data-driven commute benefits software solution that runs end-to-end employer commute programs and gives them deep insight into how their employees commute. We’ve seen the ripple effect that even the slightest positive behavior changes around the commute can have for an entire organization and, subsequently, its city. Over the past five years, our hometown of Seattle has seen its transit ridership grow (one of two cities in the country!) and boasts a downtown drive-alone rate that hovers around 25 percent.

9 Major Opportunities for Electric Buses & Trucks

You may not hear much about electric trucks and buses, but they’re here and growing. We have to put the policies and actions in place now so that we can leverage the clean air and economic benefits of this technology to fight environmental injustice and give an economic boost to people most in need.

Opportunity with Dignity: Lessons from Multiculturalism in Toronto

Opportunity with Dignity: Lessons from Multiculturalism in Toronto

Enthusiastic praise for Toronto’s successful transformation from “America’s Belfast” to one of the world’s most successful multicultural cities is rightly celebrated. However, praise should not obscure some of the very real limits to multicultural comity that have emerged with the passage of time. Two structural challenges – those of race and inequality – deserve attention.

CleanFleetReport.com Lists the Top 10 Car Sharing Programs

CleanFleetReport.com Lists the Top 10 Car Sharing Programs

CleanFleetReport.com recently published a list of the top 10 car sharing programs in America, with special attention paid to programs that feature the new electric vehicles from Nissan, Chevrolet, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Smart, BMW and other automakers. They also make a...

Qualcomm Seeks to Improve Network by 1000x in 10 Years

Qualcomm Seeks to Improve Network by 1000x in 10 Years

Speaking at Meeting of the Minds in San Francisco, Qualcomm CTO Matt Grob laid out a plan to improve Qualcomm's network capacity over the next ten years by working smarter, not harder. ZDnet.com covered the presentation in their article, Qualcomm CTO talks meeting...

ABC News Covers Meeting of the Minds 2012

ABC News Covers Meeting of the Minds 2012

Two of the sponsors of Meeting of the Minds - Toyota and Cisco - were featured in the ABC News today. Toyota's Bill Reinert and Cisco's Gordon Feller discussed how the car and the network are working together to provide new mobility solutions in cities. Video...

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