We're in the business of urban change management.

We facilitate and help create positive, sustainable change for people and the economy – fast. We equip leaders with the understanding of new business models and cutting edge solutions, alongside policy frameworks and approaches that cities can use to leverage current and new technology.

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What We Believe

That great business practices and prudent policymaking matched with the appropriate technology can deliver first-rate results and positive outcomes. Technology is a means, not an end.

Effective public-private partnerships are relationships built on clear lines of communication, common goals, aligned incentives and outcomes. A long-term, triple bottom line strategy – people, planet, profit – leads to higher returns and a more sustainable financial future.

What We Do

We help city leaders, citizens and stakeholders to understand the complexity of 21st century challenges, facilitate people-centric solutions, utilize new models for delivery and technology-based tools to deliver triple-bottom line results.

In the process, we help government and companies to separate the techno-optimist hype from the real game changers that are often analog in nature.

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Cityfi in the News

GovTech Magazine featuring Gabe Klein
… One way for cities and towns to address resource constraints will be to co-create solutions within their regions, with other like-cities nationally, with the private sector and in some cases, with the federal government. Bespoke solutions are going to be a thing of the past, because if it is good enough for Washington D.C., chances are it is good enough for Arlington, Va., and vice-versa.
Bikes and small velomobiles will outsell cars.
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Cityfi Webinar Series

Join Cityfi and Verizon for our How Smarter Transportation Solutions Can Help Ensure Mobility for All Webinar
Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ 10 AM PT/1 PM ET

COVID-19 is forcing cities to rethink their transportation infrastructure and reimagine public spaces—all to help protect public health. Drastic drops in ridership on public transportation are creating a vicious cycle of service cuts that affect the most vulnerable in our communities. But they also reveal a need for new mobility options. To adapt to changes in traffic patterns, many cities have turned to large-scale roll-outs of temporary pedestrian and bicycle infrastructures. For residents who do not own cars or who prefer to be more active, these solutions provide attractive mobility options that comply with social distancing rules. Our panel of experts will discuss how to develop a smart mobility approach that leverages technology while putting people first. We will explore transportation solutions that enhance resilience and sustainability—from micromobility, mobility hubs and mobility-as-a-service to congestion pricing and coordinated transportation demand management.

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Featuring:
Daniel LaiSenior ITS Engineer, City of Bellevue, Washington
Kyle RoweGlobal Head of Government Partnerships, Spin
Ahmed DarratMarket Lead, Cityfi
Jimmy KimBusiness Development Lead, Smart Communities, Transportation and Mobility, Verizon

Watch our 1st webinar: How Remote Health Could Usher in a New Era in Care, 2nd webinar: Open for Business: How Cities are Making it Happen and 3rd webinar: How Partnerships Can Help Close the Digital Divide if you missed it!

What We Bring

The knowledge and experience of professionals who have implemented at high levels in government, foundations and the private sector. Our team members have proven track records of success with outside the box solutions that have delivered sustainable and significant, directional change in the way cities work and the way people experience and participate in their communities. Not to mention high return on investment for stakeholder and shareholders.

We foster true partnerships that create value for people, for the environment and for the economy.

We also work with innovative and responsible global and local companies that deliver top flight services AND public good.