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What is civic imagination in a city for?

September 20, 2018 - 3:48pm

Op-Ed: Four years ago, three residents were interested in taking care of a bench located in Piazza dei Colori in the suburbs of Bologna, Italy. They approached the city government, which fielded the request through five different departments, but it came to nothing. This is where the well-known "Regulation for the Care and Regeneration of the Urban Commons in Bologna" stems from — a thriving, citizen-led commons initiative.

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Improving community health through farmers markets

September 19, 2018 - 5:06pm

This article was adapted from our latest book, "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons." Download your free pdf copy today.

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Recap: Polycentric planning for Climate Change panel discussion

September 18, 2018 - 8:10pm

During the Global Action Climate Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco last week, Shareable and SPUR hosted an official GCAS affiliate event discussing Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom's idea of a commons-oriented, polycentric approach to climate change. The event featured a lively panel discussion hosted by Neal Gorenflo, Shareable’s co-founder and executive director.

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