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  • 2016
  • An 18-month part time Executive MSc in Cities for working professionals is also available as of 2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation hosted an informational webinar on the 500 Cities Project on June 30, 2016. (cdc.gov)
  • Janeiro
  • Thousands took to the streets of Brazil's largest cities to protest the execution-style murder of Marielle Franco, a popular Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman and an outspoken critic of police killings of poor residents. (reuters.com)
  • Twin Cities
  • The Twin Cities area of Minnesota is the political, cultural, and economic capital of the Upper Midwest and along with the Chicago and Detroit metropolitan areas forms the core of the North Coast region of the United States . (wikitravel.org)
  • Located where the Minnesota River joins the Mississippi, the Twin Cities grew in the 1800s from its location at the intersection of two major rivers, the Minnesota and the Mississippi, and rail lines. (wikitravel.org)
  • Two Interstate Highways, I-94 and I-35, travel through the Twin Cities travelling east/west and north/south respectively. (wikitravel.org)
  • I-35 splits as it passes through the Twin Cities, with I-35W coming through Minneapolis, and I-35E making an eastward bow through Saint Paul. (wikitravel.org)
  • 2018
  • The Initiative on Cities is pleased to announce its Spring 2018 Request for Proposals for our Early Stage Urban Research. (bu.edu)
  • governments
  • The centre has also published several reports, such as Going Green: How cities are leading the next economy (2013), the product of a survey of 90 city governments with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and ICLEI - local governments for sustainability. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to grant distribution and monitoring efforts, the Cities Alliance also serves as "a medium for information and experience sharing between various local governments", to encourage the development of best practices in urban planning, mapping, and service delivery, with knowledge exchanges taking place in various fora. (wikipedia.org)
  • Residents
  • For example, a commercial store will increase in level if nearby residents are more educated, which in turn will be able to allow more employees to be hired and increase tax revenue for the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • This system complements existing surveillance data necessary to more fully understand the health issues affecting the residents of that city or census tract. (cdc.gov)
  • 1999
  • Lost Cities is a 60-card card game, designed in 1999 by game designer Reiner Knizia and published by several publishers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Founded in 1999 at the conclusion of the International Mayors Summit, the Cities Alliance's initial members were bilateral aid agencies from the US, Japan, German, the UK, and Canada, in addition to four associations of local authorities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1999, the "World Bank/Japan, concurrent with UNDP/ UN-HABITAT" supported the development of CDS in three cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Partnership
  • This move, from Washington DC to Brussels in 2013, corresponded with the departure of the Cities Alliance from the World Bank, at which point it fell under the auspices of the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS), following a "partnership-driven selection process" to make it their secretariat and trustee. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and CDC Foundation launched the 500 Cities Project in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (cdc.gov)
  • revision
  • Listen to this article (info/dl) This audio file was created from a revision of the article "Cities XXL" dated 2015-04-17, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. (wikipedia.org)
  • citizens
  • The citizens of these cities had a higher position in the estates of the realm than any other subjects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Citizens of the royal cities had a special social status. (wikipedia.org)
  • The precise rights and duties of the citizens differed considerably from city to city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subsequently, "the Municipal League of the Philippines" expanded the project "to many more cities than initially included", due to the CDS' capacity to aid leaders in understanding "the economic development of the city" and removing "constraints to its efficient functioning" to raise living standards of its citizens. (wikipedia.org)
  • sustainable
  • The Initiative on Cities engages with urban leaders, academics, and policy makers from around the world to help plan for the development of essential services and sustainable infrastructure necessary for cities to flourish. (bu.edu)
  • pollution
  • Today, we are bombarded with such alarming statistics as these, suggesting a perilous future of constantly growing cities, fractured communities, increasing pollution and declining resources. (sfgate.com)
  • Simpler, less costly technologies, such as photovoltaic solar panels, wind turbines and bio- fuel generators, already exist and could significantly reduce the fossil-fuel consumption and pollution of our cities. (sfgate.com)
  • Communities
  • But beyond these practical strategies for revitalizing our cities lies a deeper, more qualitative benefit: re-establishing fundamental connections between each of us, our families, our communities and the natural world around us. (sfgate.com)
  • population
  • As the city grows beyond certain population tiers, the player will unlock new city improvements including schools, fire stations, police stations, health care facilities and waste management systems, tax and governing edicts, transit, and other features to manage the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Together, the Three Cities have a total population of 10,808 people as of March 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mjøsa Cities (Norwegian Mjøsbyene) is the name of a metropolitan region around the lake Mjøsa in the counties of Oppland (population: 90,906) and Hedmark (84,547), Norway. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 500 Cities Project reflects innovations in generating valid small-area estimates for population health. (cdc.gov)
  • The project will enable retrieval, visualization, and exploration of a uniformly- defined selected city and tract-level data for the largest 500 US cities for conditions, behaviors, and risk factors that have a substantial effect on population health. (cdc.gov)
  • project
  • The centre's Urban Age project has led to the publication of two books edited by Ricky Burdett and Deyan Sudjic: The Endless City (2008) and Living in the Endless City (2011). (wikipedia.org)
  • It was this same coordinating function that prompted the Cities Alliance Secretariat's location, first in Washington DC and then in Brussels, in order "to encourage close coordination between the technical assistance role to be promoted by the Cities Alliance" with the larger "urban project lending" function. (wikipedia.org)
  • This project reports city and census tract-level data, obtained using small area estimation methods, for 27 chronic disease measures for the 500 largest American cities. (cdc.gov)
  • Although limited data are available at the county and metropolitan levels, this project represents a first-of-its kind data analysis to release information on a large scale for cities and for small areas within cities. (cdc.gov)
  • The 500 Cities Project webinar recording is now available. (cdc.gov)
  • area
  • The Clarence E. Harris Foundation and the Milton M. Ratner Foundation support the arts center and provide many other amenities for the city and surrounding area. (georgiaencyclopedia.org)
  • 1: The Tokyo-Yokohama area is the riskiest region in the world as measured by the number of people exposed to a natural disaster, according to a new assessment of cities under threat from natural disaster from insurer Swiss Re. (reuters.com)
  • The area, which sits on a coastal plain, is also exposed to severe storms, river flooding and is the third-most tsunami-prone city in the world. (reuters.com)
  • Affordable housing: The creation of affordable housing close to public transit lines and workplaces is critical to creating diverse, dynamic cities around the world, not just in such expensive places as the Bay Area. (sfgate.com)
  • Buildings in the city have various development levels that are met by improving the local area, with higher levels providing more benefits to the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • while this was done for artistic reasons at the time, by 2009 the band were calling themselves simply Dappled Cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Birgu has been settled since the time of the Phoenicians, but the current city dates back from the time of the Order of Saint John. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the time the dodecapolis sprung into the light of history, the Etruscan cities to the north had been assimilated by invasions of the Celts, and those of the south by infiltration of the Italics. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the applicant purchased a home, or lived in the city for a long time, or could prove "good" ancestry and a decent family life and, if he had been a subject, could show a release certificate, then the applicant had a chance to be admitted to this privileged class. (wikipedia.org)
  • It provides data for cities, many of which cover multiple counties or do not follow county boundaries, and for census tracts for the first time. (cdc.gov)
  • better
  • Communicating: We write about trends we see across cities, and promote bold ideas and approaches that lead to better outcomes for children. (idealist.org)
  • Rather than perceiving those ominous statistics as harbingers of a grim, unavoidable future, we should see them as signs of great opportunity to make our cities better places to live -- to rebuild them as "living cities" that support both people and the natural world upon which we all depend. (sfgate.com)
  • name
  • The band members moved to the inner suburbs of Sydney and after various name changes settled on Dappled Cities Fly. (wikipedia.org)
  • urban
  • This flagship nursing school of the City University of New York prepares nurses for 21st Century practice in complex urban environments and diverse populations. (cuny.edu)
  • See how the Commission helps cities to grow sustainably through sharing of knowledge, funding, and other urban policies and initiatives. (europa.eu)
  • Upcoming and past events related to cities and urban development. (europa.eu)
  • In November and December 2015, the centre collaborated with Guardian Cities for the "Urban Age 10 Global Debates", which included five public events on issues such as social equity and designing urban infrastructure, accompanied by articles published in the Guardian. (wikipedia.org)
  • These books address the broad themes discussed at Urban Age conferences, produce data on various economic, social and environmental indicators and provide more detailed chapters on specific cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other reports have addressed issues ranging from transport and mobility, to cities and energy, including leading the cities research for the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, and the prospects for technological innovation in urban environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent reports include Towards Urban Growth Analytics for Yangon and Resource Urbanisms: Asia's divergent city models of Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and Hong Kong. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • The Kansas City Zoo is deeply committed to sponsoring and raising awareness to conservation programs to preserve our world for generations to come. (kansascityzoo.org)
  • Following the announcement of the 28 finalists, the winning seven cities were chosen by voters from around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • third
  • Dappled Cities' third album, Zounds, was released in Australia in 2009 and in the United States in early 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • New7Wonders Cities is the third in a series of Internet-based polls operated by the New7Wonders Foundation which is started by businessman Bernard Weber based in San Francisco, United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • Among these 500 cities, there are approximately 28,000 census tracts, for which data will be provided. (cdc.gov)
  • example
  • Concentrating on San Francisco City College paleontology classes online, for example, you may gain an advantage in corporate job recruiting on-campus. (sanfranciscocitycollege.net)
  • For example, city planners and elected officials may want to use this data to target neighborhoods with high rates of smoking or other health risk behaviors for effective interventions. (cdc.gov)
  • region
  • This has since expanded to include other modalities but still forms the bedrock of Cities Alliance, which focuses on "the city and its region rather than on sectors", making it relatively unusual. (wikipedia.org)
  • album
  • Haunted Cities is the second studio album by the American punk rock/hip hop band Transplants. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also included two bonus tracks: "Red Dawn", which was previously released as B-side of CD formatted "Gangsters and Thugs" single and was added later on as the thirteenth track on the Japanese version of Haunted Cities, and "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7", which was dropped as non-album promotional single and was added later as the thirteenth track on its Best Buy edition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Waterfall Cities is an album by the British band Ozric Tentacles. (wikipedia.org)
  • 7 Cities is the fifth album by American blues rock band Moreland and Arbuckle, released in July 2013 Aaron Moreland - guitars Dustin Arbuckle - lead vocals, Richter-tuned harmonica Kendall Newby - drums, backing vocals Thom Jurek. (wikipedia.org)
  • Design
  • Each year, the Initiative on Cities and Questrom School of Business Executive Leadership Center partners to design custom executive education. (bu.edu)
  • The MSc in City Design and Social Science is unique within the LSE as it has a practical, studio-based component. (wikipedia.org)
  • The game allows players to design, build, and manage cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • history
  • Adaptive reuse of existing structures: The creative reuse of existing buildings offers the multiple benefits of "harvesting" already built structures, reducing the demand on our overflowing landfills and allowing us all to maintain a stronger connection with our cities' evolving history. (sfgate.com)
  • London
  • In 2006 Dappled Cities Fly performed in London, England and at shows in the United States, including South by Southwest, where they played again in 2009 and 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • LSE Cities is a research centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. (wikipedia.org)
  • LSE Cities regularly organises a range of events, including public lectures, seminars, workshops and exhibitions in London and internationally. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • The term Cottonera is synonymous with the Three Cities, although it is sometimes taken to also include the nearby town of Kalkara. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • This includes realistic traffic congestion, and the effects of congestion on city services and districts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Slum upgrading, or the delivering of "a package of basic services: clean water supply and adequate sewage disposal to improve the well-being of the community" and "legalizing and 'regularizing' the properties in situations of insecure or unclear tenure" was, and continues to be, one of the first focuses of the Cities Alliance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Players
  • Players are also able to maintain a city in a sandbox mode, which provides unrestricted creative freedom for the player. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lost Cities is a fast-moving game, with players playing or discarding, and then replacing, a single card each turn. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cities XXL allows players to create a road network of a variety of road types at many different angles and curvatures. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • In 2010 the conference, which investigated the economic health of cities post-recession, was co-hosted with Brookings Institution in Chicago. (wikipedia.org)
  • increase
  • Education Cities is a nonprofit network of 31 city-based organizations in 24 cities working to dramatically increase the number of great public schools across the country. (idealist.org)
  • Sixty percent of Earth's inhabitants will live in cities by 2030, according to the United Nations -- the same year global carbon dioxide- emissions are expected to increase by almost two-thirds of what they are today. (sfgate.com)
  • make
  • Poorly enforced building codes in the city could make any earthquake even more deadly. (reuters.com)
  • Density and the pedestrian city: The desire to make our cities enjoyable places to walk and bicycle isn't a nostalgic urge to recreate an imagined 19th-century Main Street. (sfgate.com)
  • full
  • While the developers felt they had the technical expertise to expand to a full city simulation game, their publisher Paradox held off on the idea, fearing the market dominance of SimCity. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Do you work for Education Cities? (idealist.org)
  • Faculty Friday highlights a Boston University faculty member by exploring their work at Boston University and their thoughts on cities. (bu.edu)