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RiverFit: Memphis Park Gets a Big Boost

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Earlier this month, Memphis opened “RiverFit”, a pop-up fitness area and trail along the Mississippi River bank.

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Bloomberg Donates $125 Million to Cut Traffic Deaths in Cities

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Cities are creating a culture where government innovation is an expectation, and where creativity is encouraged, according to Mike Bloomberg, who also announced that his organisation is to spend $125

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Brilliant Idea: The Green Benefits District

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At the EcoDistricts Summit in Washington, D.C., two urban innovators from San Francisco, the home of so many game-changing technologies, have come up with a truly brilliant idea: the Green Benefits Di

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Who is Undermining Plans to Make London's Streets Safe for Cycling, and Why?

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London's Mayor Boris Johnson recently unveiled his proposals for two new Cycle Superhighways in London; a north / south route via Blackfriars Bridge, and an east / west 'Crossrail for Bikes&

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Green Buildings Sprouting Up in Nairobi, Kenya

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A green building is one whose construction and lifetime of operation assure the healthiest possible environment while representing the most efficient and least disruptive use of land, water, energy an

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Interrupting the Ordinary: PARK(ing) Day in Houston

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The first PARK(ing) Day was in 2005 in San Francisco. It lasted just two hours.

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Urbanism Hall of Fame: Ken Livingstone Makes Congestion Pricing and Transit Integration Work in a Megacity

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Ken Livingstone – who became the first Mayor of London after the creation of the Greater London Authority in 2000 – implemented two key policies that transformed the future of urban mobility in Lo

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10 Features of a Resilient City – How Many Does Yours Have?

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Resilient cities are able to withstand potential disasters, whether they are due to extreme weather, national or international economic meltdown, grid power blackouts or disruptions in food supply, si

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Street Traders in Cape Town

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On Cape Town’s hip and happening Bree Street there is a hub of economic activity, designer stores, trendy coffee shops and bars lending themselves to young professionals, cool kids and well-to-do ci

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How Does Your City Address its Streets - Literally?

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Depending on where you live, street numbering may not be something you’ve given a lot of thought to.

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What Is An All-Ages-Friendly City?

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Whatever an all-ages-friendly city is, we are going to need more of them. Cities in the developed world have an ageing population while others have a high proportion of children.

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Omaha, Nebraska Encourages Citizens to Get Active Within Their Communities

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The act of bicycling is a universally known means of transportation. However, biking serves different purposes for different people.

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Claude and Duval: Le Corbusier's Only Industrial Building Continues to Operate

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The city of Saint-Die-des-Vosges has the only industrial building the famous Swiss architect Le Corbusier conceived.

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Gaming for More Sustainable Cities

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An estimated three billion hours per week are spent playing online games worldwide.

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The Openheid State: From Closed to Open Society in Cape Town

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It is hard to conceive of a country where contemporary city planning has had a more negative impact than South Africa.

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If Mayors Ruled the World

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I have to wonder what a world ruled by mayors would look like.

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There is No Such Thing as Waste, Only Wasted Resources

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With growing populations and increasing impacts from climate change, forward-thinking cities are scrambling to adopt green infrastructure to become more resilient.

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Power to the Cities - but What About the Rest?

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One week ago, Scotland nearly voted to go its own way, led by a win in Glasgow, the ‘Yes City’.

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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at U.N. Summit

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Cities around the world made bold commitments to confront climate change.

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Tech Tools for Food Hubs: Oregon Firm Builds Sustainability Through Software

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Local Food Marketplace provides a software platform for food hubs that allows them to reach customers, aggregate production and compete with traditional distribution.

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Urbanism Hall of Fame: Ken Livingstone Makes Congestion Pricing and Transit Integration Work in a Megacity

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Ken Livingstone – who became the first Mayor of London after the creation of the Greater London Authority in 2000 – implemented two key policies that transformed the future of urban mobility in Lo

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Omaha, Nebraska Encourages Citizens to Get Active Within Their Communities

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The act of bicycling is a universally known means of transportation. However, biking serves different purposes for different people.

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The Openheid State: From Closed to Open Society in Cape Town

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It is hard to conceive of a country where contemporary city planning has had a more negative impact than South Africa.

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Who is Undermining Plans to Make London's Streets Safe for Cycling, and Why?

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London's Mayor Boris Johnson recently unveiled his proposals for two new Cycle Superhighways in London; a north / south route via Blackfriars Bridge, and an east / west 'Crossrail for Bikes&

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If Mayors Ruled the World

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I have to wonder what a world ruled by mayors would look like.

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Will Improved Transparency Facilitate Text-to-911 in California?

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California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday, Sept. 30, to kick-start adoption of next-generation emergency communications technology in the state.

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Are you watching these 17 companies?

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FCW's annual hot companies to watch list is chock full of commercial technology companies making moves into the government market.

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Low price wins Army audit contract for Ernst & Young

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IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers may have had stronger proposals for an Army audit-readiness contact, but Ernst & Young was good enough and a whole lot cheaper.

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There's no sunlight in the shadows

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Photo credit: Architect of the Capitol

Are we living in the world of Alice in Wonderland?

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Will the real political advertiser please stand up?

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American Principles Fund supports Jason Conger for his opposition to Obamacare.

Back in July, the Campaign Legal Center, Common Cause and the Sunlight Foundation, represented by Georgetown Law's

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State and Local Governments Hustle to Fill the Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

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Major retailers are not the only targets for cybercrime, despite what the recent headlines may suggest.

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Thunder Cat Technology wins $16.2M contract for servers, storage

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Thunder Cat Technology has won a $16.2 million contract to provide servers and storage to the Defense Logistics Agency.

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Unisys to optimize Army help desk support under $93M contract

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Unisys Corp. has won a $93 million contract to provide the Army with enterprise service desk services.

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Northrop Grumman names new VP of legislative affairs in C4I unit

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Northrop Grumman has named Tom McLemore vice president of legislative affairs for Cybersecurity, Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence.

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John Allen: Coalition Fighting Islamic State Must Consider Physical, Info, Financial Spheres

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Gen.

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OpenGov Voices: Clear policies on open government and open data help reinforce public and private partnerships

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Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the guest blogger and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of the Sunlight Foundation or any employee thereof.

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First POST: Increasing

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Debating the merits of FireChat for Hong Kong's protests; how Occupy Central could win; how the DCCC's email fundraising tactics have gone crazy; and much, much more.

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Realtors put down money on the (U.S.) House

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Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

The National Association of Realtors claims to be America's largest trade association, acting as t

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David Mader: OMB Metrics to Measure Impact of Federal Financial Award Guidelines

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Office of Management and Budget Controller David Mader has unveiled a new set of metrics that the agency will use to determine the impact of the guidance on how to evaluate federal financial as

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Report: U.S. Expands Vietnam Ties With Partial Lift of Weapons Sales Ban

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The U.S. government has relaxed its longtime restrictions on arms sales to Vietnam in a move aimed at helping that nation bolster its maritime security, Bloomberg reported Friday. K.

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Maj. Gen. Robert Dyess: U.S. Army Crafts Two Versions of its Force Development Budget Plan

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The U.S. Army has developed two versions of a budget plan for the service’s force development program amid uncertain future appropriations, Defense News reported Thursday.

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Knud Bartels: NATO Wants Industry’s Help to Adopt Common Architectures

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Danish army Gen.

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Michael Huerta: FAA to Review Contingency Plans for Air Traffic Control Centers

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Michael Huerta, chief of the Federal Aviation Administration, has said that the agency plans to review existing contingency measures for its air traffic control facilities.

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Wayne Wouters Last Day as Clerk

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by Nick Charney

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Claude and Duval: Le Corbusier's Only Industrial Building Continues to Operate

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The city of Saint-Die-des-Vosges has the only industrial building the famous Swiss architect Le Corbusier conceived.

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How Does Your City Address its Streets - Literally?

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Depending on where you live, street numbering may not be something you’ve given a lot of thought to.

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Four short links: 3 February 2014

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  1. The Physical Web — a discovery service for physical things.
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RiverFit: Memphis Park Gets a Big Boost

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Earlier this month, Memphis opened “RiverFit”, a pop-up fitness area and trail along the Mississippi River bank.

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Street Traders in Cape Town

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