Tag: urban


How a Cincinnati Foundation Is Helping to Build the Next Generation of Civic Leadership

October 31, 2016

Via: Urbanophile

The Haile/US Bank Foundation in Cincinnati has an ambitious goal to transform people in their community from being those with ideas to those who can make those ideas happen to those who are ultimately the next generation of community movers […]

Public Transport

Pittsburgh and the Challenge of Changing a City’s Car Culture

October 13, 2016

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Since Mayor Bill Peduto assumed office in 2014, Pittsburgh has been a city that doesn’t shy away from changing its streets. Most recently, two more protected bike lanes are now slated for downtown, and of course Peduto made a splash partnering with Uber to test autonomous […]

Civil Service, Public Institutions, Public Transport

How to Get Real Feedback in a World of Grade Inflation

July 13, 2016

Via: Urbanophile

Supervisors wrote glowing feedback in order to avoid having to deliver unpleasant messages, and to avoid creating a paper trail that might undermine their own ability to fight for their employees in the actual ranking meeting. Similarly, I used to […]