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La Paz Road Zebras: A Citizen Culture Project
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La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz Road Zebras: A Citizen Culture Project

The City of La Paz’s Zebra project employs marginalized youth and young adults to deliver a road sharing education programme aimed at pedestrians and drivers.

Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budgeting Boston
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Boston, United States

Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budgeting ...

Through this participatory budgeting program, youth had the opportunity to collect ideas for capital projects, distill those ideas into concrete proposals, hold a city-wide vote to determine which projects get funded, and directly determine how $1 million is spent to improve Boston for everyone.

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government procurement
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Philadelphia, United States

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government proc...

Philadelphia’s FastFWD program provides a path for creative entrepreneurs to partner with government in tackling urban issues affecting the city.

SmartData Platform: solving problems before they start
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Chicago, United States

SmartData Platform: solving problems before the...

The SmartData Platform is an open source predictive analytics tool that enables data-driven decision making to ensure city operations are smarter and more efficient.

Adapting and Installing an international vocational Training for Renewable Energies
Berlin, Germany

Adapting and Installing an international vocati...

Berlin has developed a programme to encourage young people who are disengaging from the formal education system to enter vocational training in green and sustainable technologies.

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Drinking Water
Jiaxing, China

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Drinking...

This practice ensures drinking water safety for residents and promotes continuous improvement in ecological and residential environments.

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide
Berlin, Germany

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide

m4guide stands for an integrated communication and navigation system by which the user is led continuously from door to door. As a result, the m4guide increases the user's opportunities for mobility in the city.

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque
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Dubuque, United States

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque is a partnership between the City of Dubuque and IBM Research to pilot an integrated, cross-silo initiative for managing resources and reducing carbon emissions.

Providence Talks
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Providence, United States

Providence Talks

Providence Talks is an early childhood program that puts parents at the heart of their child’s cognitive development. It helps disadvantaged children close the achievement gap by increasing parent-child interactions at a critical age.