Selected Articles by Greg Lindsay
Medium  |  May 1, 2017

The Engine Room

How did the historic City of London, the venerable square-mile district where England’s financial culture first arose five centuries ago, transform itself in just thirty years into one of the most dynamic and most iconic skyscraper skylines on earth? I learned how on a tour of the Square Mile with Peter Rees, the man who made it happen.
Fast Company  |  January 19, 2017

The Collaboration Software That’s Rejuvenating The Young Global Leaders Of Davos

Human-focused software helped the World Economic Forum bring one of its core programs back to life. Could it work for your office too?
The Guardian  |  January 13, 2017

What If Uber Kills Public Transport Instead of Cars

Uber’s privatised transportation system may do more harm than good if cities allow public transport to deteriorate
Backchannel  |  January 4, 2017

The Office of the Future Is…an Office

Technology didn’t kill the office. Instead, it made coworking spaces like WeWork even more important in today’s gig-economy world.
New Cities Foundation  |  October 2016

Now Arriving: A Connected Mobility Roadmap for Public Transport

Inc.  |  October 2016

Why Every Business Should Start in a Co-Working Space

A look at how one startup incubated, launched, and grew—all from a co-working space in the nation’s capital.
Popular Mechanics  |  May 11, 2016

Can the World’s Worst Traffic Problem Be Solved?

Overcrowded and highly polluted Metro Manila just might fix its wildly expensive traffic jam by overhauling a World War II relic found nowhere else in the world: the jeepney.
The New Republic  |  January/February 2016

Hacking The City

A New Model For Urban Renewal
Fast Company  |  September 22, 2015

We Spent Two Weeks Wearing Employee Trackers: Here’s What We Learned

What can an office learn when every employee interaction is measured, logged, and analyzed?
Fast Company  |  September 21, 2015

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?
Inc.  |  March 2015

Which Contacts Should You Keep in Touch With? Let This Software Tell You

Tech startup Rexter looks solve the modern problem of too many connections.
Inc.  |  March 2015

5 Global Cities of the Future

Look to these five emerging startup hubs for opportunities to launch or expand internationally, so your reach can finally match your ambitions.
Global Solution Networks  |  December 2014

Cities on the Move

How Global Solution Networks are Transforming Urban Mobility
Medium  |  November 2014

Engineering Serendipity

How do we discover what we don’t know we don’t know?
New York University  |  October 2014

Sin City vs. SimCity

What can a pair of experiments in Las Vegas and Milton Keynes, England tell us about the future of urban mobility?
Harvard Business Review  |  October 2014

Workspaces That Move People

by Ben Waber, Jennifer Magnolfi, and Greg Lindsay
Inc.  |  April 2014

The Network Effect

Call it the LinkedIn for the 1 percent. Relationship Science’s founder prefers ‘the Death Star of business development.’
Atlantic Cities  |  March 2014

How Las Vegas (Of All Places) May Be About to Reinvent Car Ownership

Wired (UK)  |  October 2013

How to Build a Serendipity Engine

‘My phone knows your CV, but not if I should know you.’
Next American City  |  August 2013

IBM’s Department of Education

The Company That Brought You Smarter Cities Moves Into Schools
The New York Times  |  April 2013

Engineering Serendipity

Fast Company  |  March 2013

Swedish Modern Comes To Town

As if furnishing our postcollegiate homes wasn’t enough, Ikea is bringing its austere aesthetic to urban planning.
Fast Company  |  March 2013

Working Beyond the Cube

AT&T, Zappos, and other companies are sharing office space with strangers — and not to save rent.
Fast Company  |  December 2012/January 2013

Imagine Air Travel Without Hassle: Surf Air Can

Upstart airline surf air is changing everything fliers hate about major carriers. (Which is to say, everything.)
WSJ  |  November 2012

Jeanne Gang

The renegade architect on intervening with nature, creating happier suburbs and why coyotes have a place in cities
Fast Company  |  June 2012

That’s So Fly

Brazil, China, and Russia take to the skies, bidding for large shares of the $2 trillion narrow-body-jet market.
Next American City  |  May 2012

Chartered Territory

Can a New Model for Cities Thrive in Honduras?
The New York Times  |  Feburary 2012

Designing a Fix for Housing

by Jeanne Gang and Greg Lindsay
Departures  |  October 2011

Instant Cities

Are made-from-scratch metropolises the answer to Asia’s urban overpopulation? Greg Lindsay investigates.
Travel + Leisure  |  October 2011

The Future of Travel

Horseless carriages. Mechanical flight. Digital mail: all once the stuff of imagination. T+L checks in with farsighted futurists to see what lies ahead.

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Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. He is a senior fellow of the New Cities Foundation — where he leads the Connected Mobility Initiative  — and the director of strategy for LACoMotion, a new mobility festival coming to the Arts District of Los Angeles in November 2017.

He is also a non-resident senior fellow of The Atlantic Council’s Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative, a visiting scholar at New York University’s Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management, a contributing writer for Fast Company and co-author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next.

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