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Bloomberg Philanthropies

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A major shakeup of the urbanism media landscape was announced this week.
Adweek
October 1, 2019, 1pm PDT
Offering multiple, non-automobile options for transportation in one place is the idea behind mobility hubs. The city of Minneapolis is now testing the concept at four locations.
Star Tribune
June 17, 2019, 1pm PDT
Mobile, Alabama, has changed the way it deals with blight, and the results have been substantial.
Fast Company
June 10, 2019, 6am PDT
The "War on Coal" is back, in the form of a new grassroots political campaign bankrolled by Bloomberg Philanthropies to decarbonize power generation by targeting existing coal power plants and halting the growth of natural gas replacements.
The New York Times
May 9, 2019, 10am PDT
The What Works Cities Certification recognizes cities across the country using data to inform local governance.
Smart Cities Dive
March 1, 2019, 2pm PST
Cities across the country have ambitious goals to move to renewable energy, but support at the federal level is lacking. A new program will assist cities with procurement and regulation of renewables.
Smart Cities Dive
November 4, 2018, 1pm PST
The city recently received a grant that will help it grow its bike-share network, particularly into areas that have been underserved.
WTTW
September 11, 2018, 6am PDT
Detroit is working to change almost every layer of the city's transportation experience.
Curbed Detroit
June 28, 2018, 11am PDT
The American Cities Climate Challenge seeks to green the carbon-heavy transportation and building sectors.
Metro Magazine
March 5, 2018, 11am PST
The city wants to give its 7,000 citizens without permanent homes "[u]nique digital identifiers" to help them get reliable access to services.
Quartz
February 3, 2018, 9am PST
Bloomberg Philanthropies recognized nine cities leading the trend toward better use of data in city governance practices.
Smart Cities Dive
January 19, 2018, 7am PST
The What Works Cities initiative has grown quickly since it launched in 2015.
Route Fifty
December 5, 2017, 9am PST
Around the world, nearly 70 cities are already testing and developing automated vehicles in some capacity.
Quartz
June 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
The former mayor of New York is launching the "American Cities Initiative." The initiative comes with a scathing critique of the federal government's treatment of urban areas.
New York Times
December 6, 2015, 7am PST
The Innovation Team in Mobile shows that sometimes innovation can be delivered through commonplace technology.
Governing
December 19, 2014, 9am PST
Recently elected Mayor of Long Beach Robert Garcia, 37 years old, outlines his priorities: education, climate change, and economic development.
The Planning Report
December 15, 2014, 12pm PST
After announcing a first round of grants in August, Bloomberg Philanthropies expanded its $45 million innovation teams program to 12 cities in the United States and two abroad.
Bloomberg Philanthropies
September 30, 2014, 5am PDT
In his second global transportation donation meant to reduce death and injury from transportation, the former NYC mayor will take a decidedly urban focus by directing his foundation to select ten cities to receive $125 million, he announced Monday.
The Wall Street Journal
September 13, 2014, 9am PDT
Thanks to data-driven innovations funded with a $4.2 million grant in 2011 from the Bloomberg Philanthropies, New Orleans dropped its murder rate by 20 percent between 2012 and 2013.
Co.Exist
August 21, 2014, 7am PDT
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg began a new program via Bloomberg Philanthropies to invest $45 million for shaking up city halls.
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