Bloomberg ends Democratic bid that pledged to take 'smart city' policies to White House
The former New York mayor who said he believes in "using data to inform decisions" admitted his $550 million campaign failed to convince voters that his city policies should be taken nationwide.
Bloomberg proposes national '311' network for digital services
The Democratic presidential candidate said he would model a nationwide citizen-service hotline after one he implemented as mayor of New York City.
Smart cities for president? Two ex-mayors could take the movement national
Michael Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg ran their cities as data-driven, analytics-focused technocrats. Could they do the same for the whole country?
Courting mayors, Bloomberg says he'll bring data-driven 'smart' policies to White House
The billionaire and former mayor suggested his presidency would be a continuation of the “smart city” he pursued during his time leading New York City.
What Works Cities touts $42 million investment; Bloomberg cites states, cities as antidote to 'alternative facts'
New funding for the initiative offers both financial and symbolic backing for data-driven decision-making in government.
35 Champion Cities announced in 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge
The cities will receive up to 00,000 in funding for urban innovation projects.
Bloomberg announces $200 million American Cities Initiative as antidote to White House 'impotence'
Alongside a new funding mechanism for cities, the billionaire philanthropist and former mayor announced an innovation competition that invites city leaders to find creative solutions for issues like climate change, gun violence, and obesity.
Bloomberg: Working with cities on data analytics a ‘no brainer’
In a speech kicking off the first What Works Cities Summit, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg touted the impact data and analytics had during his administration.
Bloomberg charity expands 'What Works' Cities initiative
The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative to expand the use of data in cities' decision making expanded to add 13 additional cities last week.