Cities

How Governments are Solving Real Problems In the Metaverse

Cevat Yerli wants a metaverse rooted in pragmatism, optimism and happiness. He’s not alone.

Cities Around America Strive for Wellville

Improving the health of communities requires close collaboration between local governments, healthcare institutions, non-profit social services, advocacy groups, and ordinary citizens. Wellville is helping such collaborations flourish.

To Make a More Resilient Society, Build Community

As global policymakers wrap up the UN’s COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, organizers in a struggling town just a few miles away are showing the power of community action.

Andrew Yang Says He’ll Make NYC a Crypto Hub. Does That Make Sense ?

No doubt some New York voters find his pledge appealing, but pronouncements like this make people who follow the issue scratch their heads in bewilderment.

Digital Twins Grow Up

2021 is being hailed as the birth of a mirrored world, where digital simulations and real life will work in concert. Digital twins will be used to create ultra-realistic, bi-directional simulations of everything from smart...

Surprising Pandemic-Driven Progress in American Health: Day One Conference Report

Americans are surprisingly optimistic about their health as we collectively emerge from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, reported John Gerzema, CEO of The Harris Poll, at the outset of the three-day Health+Wealth of America conference Tuesday.

Health + Wealth Day 2: Cities, the Pandemic, and Understanding Donald Trump

“There is nothing in the mayor book anywhere that says how to deal with a worldwide pandemic,” Mayor Van Johnson of Savannah, Georgia told the audience at the Health+Wealth of America conference on Wednesday. He...

Globally, Scooters are Crashing Into Cities

The ubiquitous scooters may eventually fulfill their promise. But for now, they're hitting bumps on urban streets around the world.

The Cleveland Comeback

In Cleveland, Mayor Frank G. Jackson's steady leadership is pushing the Midwestern city toward a prosperous, inclusive future.

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