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Strategic Planning Labs

In these in-depth, collaborative events, UrbanShift partners closely with cities on developing a data-informed, strategic approaches to a unique challenges.

UrbanShift Labs are interactive two- to four-day workshops that illustrate the importance of integrated, evidence-based city planning approaches and demonstrate an alternative to siloed decision-making. The labs also help shape policy and catalyze projects, providing a concrete example of multi-stakeholder coordination in participating cities. The UrbanShift team works with the focal point in each city to understand their strategic needs and identify the most appropriate type of lab to implement, namely: Best Practices, Planning Analysis, and Project Review.