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Boston rolls out its first electric-assist cargo tricycle

Boston rolls out its first electric-assist cargo tricycle

Deployment of the tricycle forms part of the city’s work to reduce emissions from municipal sources and is intended to support city staff performing their daily tasks.

Bloomberg helps city leaders collect data to inform pandemic response

Bloomberg helps city leaders collect data to inform pandemic response

Covid-19 Management Metrics for Cities sets out to provide a set of critical indicators alongside technical assistance for cities around their utilisation.

Baltimore launches first-of-its-kind Health Corps to help those hardest hit by Covid-19

Baltimore launches first-of-its-kind Health Corps to help those hardest hit by Covid-19

More than 300 residents who are currently jobless are being recruited to help address the city’s interconnected economic and public health crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

Actions shared include converting parking spaces into restaurant food pick-up zones, allowing rear-door bus boarding, suspending fare collections and converting car lanes for pedestrians and cyclists.

Over 180 city leaders to join first virtual Bloomberg coronavirus meeting

Over 180 city leaders to join first virtual Bloomberg coronavirus meeting

Bloomberg Philanthropies has also pledged $40 million to fight coronavirus in Africa and other lower-income countries.

21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme

21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme

The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative aims to help the cities deliver "high impact" digital services and share lessons learned with the rest of the world.