Our Cities in The Face of the Recession


By Joe Peach at This Big City

We hosted another #citytalk tweetchat last week, this time looking at the impact of the global economic downturn on cities and their citizens. It was another busy discussion with hundreds of tweets shared from across the globe. As ever, we asked participants eight questions over the course of an hour. Here are our highlights:

Visible ways cities have been affected by the global economic downturn

How can urban governments spend more wisely?

How citizens have managed recessions

What kind of new economic challenges could an urban world face?

How life has changed because of the global economic climate

Can a city be truly sustainable AND economically prosperous?

The impact of failing businesses on everyday city life

The ultimate Recession Cities:

Interested in working with us on a #citytalk? Get in touch!

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