This report provides an update on the implementation of each of the past Mayors Challenge winning ideas – and draws important lessons that may be useful to city practitioners elsewhere looking to bring bold ideas to life.
Chicago: SmartData Platform
Houston: One Bin For All
Providence: Providence Talks
Santa Monica: The Wellbeing Project
Stockholm: Stockholm Biochar Project
Warsaw: Virtual Warsaw
We asked the winning cities what one piece of advice they’d give city governments setting out to implement a big idea.
Here’s what they told us…
The winners of the Mayors Challenge work in very different contexts and implement a wide range of ideas, yet there are striking similarities in the challenges they have faced and the strategies they’ve used to overcome them.