Posts Tagged ‘Sharing Economy’

#SeenInRiga: The URBACT City Festival Has Started!

Today, the URBACT City Festival finally started in Riga, Latvia. This is a crucially important event, highlighting the experience from URBACT II and linking it to the new URBACT III programme. In the upcoming three days, over 450 participants will share, get inspired and discover innovative solutions to transform cities over a wide range of […]

By Bertil Nilsson, on May 6th, 2015 at 22:48

As Expo 2015 Nears, Milan Embraces the Sharing Economy

MILAN, Italy — Less than two months from now, a world’s fair will open here, temporarily but substantially boosting Milan’s population of 1.3 million. More than 20 million visitors are expected at Expo Milano 2015, which runs from May 1 through October 31. Since the dawn of the Uber era, there has never been a […]

By Simone D'Antonio, on March 31st, 2015 at 14:26

The Sharing Economy: What’s In It For Cities?

Connectivity and digital technologies are fundamentally changing the way we live, work, learn, socialise, and connect. Part of this revolution has involved the rise of peer-to-peer services, allowing people to share everything from their cars and homes to their talent and time. There is nothing new in swapping and sharing, and in fact city life […]

By Sally Kneeshaw, on May 20th, 2014 at 15:43