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10 Experts Share How Cities Can Keep Summer Interns Long-Term

10 Experts Share How Cities Can Keep Summer Interns Long-Term

According to Google Trends, this is the time of year that students are evaluating cities for their summer internship potential. Maybe your city has the right internship programs in place to attract the best, but do you have the right amenities that will make your summer interns stay past August? We turned to the top urbanists to find out how cities can convince summer interns to stay for the long-term. Here are their top tips...

Do You Love Street Transformations? We Reveal The Best...

Do You Love Street Transformations? We Reveal The Best...

In celebration of Valentine's Day, let's talk about the one thing that we love more than anything: Street Transformations! We can't get enough of those Before & After shots of cities showing their streets a little love. We analyzed Streetsblog's six nominated blocks for Best Urban Street Transformation 2017 and revealed which city had the biggest transformation according to the data...

I Can't Make You Love Me (Amazon)

I Can't Make You Love Me (Amazon)

We know there's a lot of disappointment in the cities passed over by Amazon. BUT we're on a mission to prove that the RFP process is unnecessarily complicated and wasteful. Let's co-create the model for how all RFPs should be handled in the future. We're calling on all 218 would-be-lover cities to send us their proposals! We'll pick 3 proposals to run through our software to quantify your before and proposed after, and then we'll calculate how the proposals would in-turn drive economic development. Join our RFP transformation movement...

Show Me the (Place) Love...

Show Me the (Place) Love...

Place-lovers, city-nerds, urban datageeks - by now you all know that Amazon has entered Phase II of its Eharmony-for-cities quest for "the one," announcing the 20 cities still in the running. But how will Amazon decide? We put together a cool infographic to get to know the finalists better and discussed how best to assess the X-factor - livability - in today's blog!