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September 21, 2020  |  permalink

The Big Rethink: Can’t Stop Columbus with Jordan Davis

September 21, 2020: While wildfires rage across the West Coast and San Francisco is bathed in an unearthly orange glow, meteorologists have already run out of names for hurricanes this season. “Some say the world will end in fire; some say in ice…” One positive development from the pandemic has been a surge of community run mutual aid groups delivering meals and support.  This week’s guest, Smart Columbus director Jordan Davis, talks about her city’s platform, Can’t Stop Columbus, along with retasking her new mobility pilots for assisting the hardest-hit neighborhoods. Skip to 9.25 minutes to watch the interview.

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Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. He is the director of applied research at NewCities and director of strategy at its mobility offshoot CoMotion.  He is also a partner at FutureMap, a geo-strategic advisory firm based in Singapore, a non-resident senior fellow of The Atlantic Council’s Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative, and co-author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next.

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