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Prioritizing Equity in EV Infrastructure Planning with Data

April 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Prioritizing Equity in EV Infrastructure Planning with Data

As gas prices skyrocketed across the country these past few months, so has the conversation surrounding electric vehicles (EVs). Congress recently passed the 1.7 trillion-dollar infrastructure bill, with nearly 7.5 billion of it allocated towards building out America’s EV charging network. Now more than ever, people are looking for alternatives to their gas vehicles and […]

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Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 1

April 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 1

An ESI-ANBOUND collaborative article based on an internal survey that asked opinions for future cities What does life in urban settings look like going forward? Living through a series of social uprisings, environmental consequences, and conflicting political agenda priorities, we are experiencing not only a changing landscape, but also the increased expense of living in […]

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Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 2

April 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 2

An ESI-ANBOUND collaborative article based on an internal survey that asked opinions for future cities What does life in urban settings look like going forward? Living through a series of social uprisings, environmental consequences, and conflicting political agenda priorities, we are experiencing not only a changing landscape, but also the increased expense of living in […]

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The Future of Cities Requires Refining What it Means to be a Smart City

January 28, 2022 / Comments Off on The Future of Cities Requires Refining What it Means to be a Smart City

Over the past five years, Econsult Solutions, through its former joint venture, completed cutting edge research on smart cities around the world, exploring how leading global cities begin their smart city journey, what they were investing in, and what those investments meant in terms of return on investment. We have learned that the use of […]

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The Future of Cities is Accessible Quality of Place

January 21, 2022 / Comments Off on The Future of Cities is Accessible Quality of Place

Technological disruption, public health scares, and pushback against systemic disparities have all elevated the importance of and demand for quality places in urban settings. At a time when technology and infrastructure have enabled people and businesses to locate anywhere and collaborate virtually, city and regional leaders increasingly need to evaluate, refine, and in some cases […]

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The Future of Cities is Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

January 14, 2022 / Comments Off on The Future of Cities is Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Cities have always competed as places of human expression, cultural exchange, and commerce. An important way that future cities will compete is as inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems. This is true for two reasons. First, in our global knowledge economy, regions compete through innovation. Second, innovation requires diversity and intensity of interaction. Despite the mythology around innovation—think […]

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