The top 10 biking-friendly cities in the world in 2015

As biking increasingly becomes a vital part of the urban landscape, here’s a look at the top cycling-friendly cities in the world in 2015. Seville, Spain In a few years, Seville will be an example to be followed by others cities regarding infrastructure development for bicyclists .The Andalusian city succeeded in implementing the bike-sharing system …

What’s mobile participation?

Mobile participation is about citizen’s participation in different aspects of urban governance using mobile technology, smartphones or tablets. Citizens can participate in decision making using mobile apps that they can download and install on their phones or tablets. This represents a real innovation in electronic participation. The main idea of citizens’ participation is that every decision matters …

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Sustainable global cities of the future: Warsaw

Warsaw’s mayor shares a few thoughts and lessons about the challenges faced by sustainable cities, the role of European funds and strategic development. In a think piece for Huffington Post, Warsaw’s mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz shares a few thoughts about sustainable development and climate action. In the past few years, Warsaw’s infrastructure and eco-friendly transportation stock …

Frankfurt, the most sustainable city in the world

Frankfurt is the most sustainable city in the world, according to the Sustainable Cities Index. London ranks second, followed by Copenhagen. Index authors chose 50 cities worldwide to cover several levels of economic development, expected growth and sustainable development challenges. The Sustainable Cities Index ranking is based on 20 indicators in five key areas: economy, business, risk, infrastructure and finance. Results are also further divided by three sub-indexes – social, environmental and economic – which …