This report is designed to help municipalities understand this new economy, what it means on a local level and how to respond appropriately. In other words, the report navigates this new terrain to help city leaders analyze the impact of various sharing economy services on their own residents and businesses and make decisions based on local needs.
The intersection of the sharing (collaborative) and the circular economy is of vital importance for cities. This ESPON commissioned report provides insights, recommendations, success factors and recommendations. It is based on on-the-ground research conducted in cities across Europe.
On January 30 the Sharing Cities Alliance hosted an online seminar with participants from its network, representing the cities of Ghent, Gothenburg, Tel Aviv, Toronto, and Washington DC. Overarching topic: area development & sharing economy. Introduction to the case studies of Quayside Toronto, Sege Park in Malmö and The Hague's Bink Eliand
Vacant and Abandoned Building Finder is an American website that assists both people and organizations in finding abandoned buildings in Chicago that can have a potential negative effect on the neighborhoods surrounding them. Not only information on the buildings per se is provided, but also about the neighbourhood, so it provides a framework for understanding the setting where the building is located. Poverty rate, population and unemployment are shown among other data.