Where We Live: Communities for All Ages

Where We Live: Communities for All Ages Book Details

By Nancy LeaMond

  • Category: Political Science, Books, Politics & Current Events, Public Administration
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 2016-06-23
  • Author: Nancy LeaMond
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Where We Live: Communities for All Ages Overview

"This collection of more than 100 innovative and inspirational ideas from America's mayors is a perfect springboard for creative thinking. It can help all of us play a role in imagining new solutions to a complex challenge."- David Kelley, Founder and Chairman of IDEO and Founder of Stanford's d.schoolMayors nationwide are leading the way to transform communities and revitalize neighborhoods in ways that benefit residents of all ages.

Altamonte Springs, Florida, is subsidizing Uber rides to encourage the use of public transportation and get people off the road. Boston is building 50,000 units of affordable housing. Chattanooga is laying the groundwork for ultra-high-speed Internet connectivity for businesses and residences alike. And Philadelphia is working to eradicate graffiti by encouraging professional artists and young Philadelphians to showcase their artistic talent in a constructive way.

By highlighting these and many more transformative and inventive ideas, and by providing a tool kit to help make changes in your community, Where We Live: Communities for All Ages aims to inspire even more creativity and the sharing of practices nationwide.

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