Using “Pop-Up” Strategies to Realize Lasting Impacts in The Public Realm

During the Mobilize Summit, urban transport and development practitioners come together alongside world-class researchers to celebrate best practices and accelerate implementation of sustainable transport projects grounded in equity. All the panelists agreed about the need to help decision-makers trust and believe that change is possible. “For instance, everyone thought rampant bike theft in Medellín would be the inevitable downfall of our bike share program, but it just didn’t happen that way,” explained Lina. “Our early adopters were the ‘rock stars’ who helped change hearts and minds simply through their passionate embrace and adoption of cycling.”

FastCompany on Electric Vehicles in Car Sharing Fleets

FastCompany on Electric Vehicles in Car Sharing Fleets

FastCompany published an interesting article this week on the challenges and benefits of including electric vehicles in car sharing fleets - something City CarShare has done successfully in the San Francisco area, and something the CEO, Rick Hutchinson, spoke about at...

Do Cities Really Need Innovation?

Do Cities Really Need Innovation?

Do citizens really need apps? Or should city leaders keep their focus on paved roads and zoning rules? The question is raised in John King's coverage of Meeting of the Minds 2012 in the San Francisco Chronicle: 'Meeting of the Minds' on cities' future. An excerpt:...

Meeting of the Minds 2012 Ustream Video

Meeting of the Minds 2012 Ustream Video

We know that last week's sessions at Meeting of the Minds 2012 in San Francisco were valuable and unique - so it's no surprise that we've had many requests to post the video of those sessions. Indeed, every one of the sessions is worth another look. We've begun the...

Top 10 Tweets From Meeting of the Minds 2012

Top 10 Tweets From Meeting of the Minds 2012

Meeting of the Minds 2012 in San Francisco found a very active Twitter community last week when it convened at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. Reports even circled that #motm2012 trended into the Top 10 on Twitter during the October 10th sessions. The...

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...

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