Cities and Urbanization

Urbanization is expensive - here are 6 innovative projects helping to fund growth in our cities

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Marjo Koivisto
Programme Lead, Economics and Finance, World Economic Forum
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A woman walks past a WiFi-enabled phone booth in New York July 12, 2012. The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications have announced that they have converted 10 public pay phones into free WiFi hot spots as part of a pilot program to determine if it is possible to expand all city pay phones into a city-wide WiFi network.
A woman walks past a WiFi-enabled phone booth in New York July 12, 2012. Image: REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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