Case Studies

Metropolis wishes to build a network of initiatives among metropolitan governments and their collaborating partners to promote projects in partnership for urban sustainability, in environmental, economic, social, and cultural aspects. Here you can find examples of good practice in our case studies and contact local experts. If you are an expert yourself, we encourage you to register and upload your own case study.

Energy efficient refurbishment at Berlin's Märkisches Viertel neighbourhood

Berlin, Germany

Energy efficient refurbishment at Berlin's...

The Märkisches Viertel neighbourhood in Berlin has b... more

Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budgeting Boston
Award-winning project

Boston, United States

Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budge...

Through this participatory budgeting program, youth ... more

 Rea Vaya - Bus Rapid Transit System
Shortlisted project

Johannesburg, South Africa

Rea Vaya - Bus Rapid Transit System

The Rea Vaya (‘we are going’) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT... more

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government procurement
Award-winning project

Philadelphia, United States

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government...

Philadelphia’s FastFWD program provides a path for c... more

SmartData Platform: solving problems before they start
Award-winning project

Chicago, United States

SmartData Platform: solving problems befor...

The SmartData Platform is an open source predictive ... more

Climate Smart Hyllie
Shortlisted project

Malmö, Sweden

Climate Smart Hyllie

Hyllie is Malmö's largest residential and commercial... more

Adapting and Installing an international vocational Training for Renewable Energies

Berlin, Germany

Adapting and Installing an international v...

Berlin has developed a programme to encourage young ... more

Solar powered schools

Hyderabad, India

Solar powered schools

The project aims at low-carbon power supply for publ... more

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Drinking Water

Jiaxing, China

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Dri...

This practice ensures drinking water safety for resi... more

ITS Factory
Shortlisted project

Tampere, Finland

ITS Factory

ITS Factory is a collaborative space where developer... more

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide

Berlin, Germany

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide

m4guide stands for an integrated communication and n... more

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque
Shortlisted project

Dubuque, United States

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque is a partnership between... more

Providence Talks
Award-winning project

Providence, United States

Providence Talks

Providence Talks is an early childhood program that ... more

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse Zaak)
Shortlisted project

Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse...

De Rotterdamse Zaak is a work-based learning company... more