Press Releases

  • New Cities Foundation Launches LA CoMotion, Innovative Global Event in Los Angeles on the Future of Urban Mobility – November 30, 2016 – press release EN
  • New Cities Summit 2017 in Incheon Songdo, Korea to Focus on Urban Wellbeing – November 1, 2016 – press release EN

  • Impact of New Technologies on Public Transportation and Urban Mobility: Major Study Released by New Cities Foundation, supported by Toyota Mobility Foundation – October 19, 2016 – press release EN / JP
  • New Cities Foundation names Songdo, Incheon, South Korea as the 2017 New Cities Summit host city – June 21, 2016 – press release EN
  • Toyota Mobility Foundation Joins New Cities Foundation as Global Strategic Member – May 16, 2016 – press release EN
  • New Cities Foundation Releases Global Report on Urban Infrastructure Financing - May 3, 2016 – press release EN
  • City of Montréal Welcomes New Cities Foundation – April 12, 2016 – press release EN / FR
  • New Cities Foundation and King Abdullah Economic City Report Highlights Value-creation in Global Greenfield Cities – March 16, 2016 – press release EN / AR

  • New Cities Foundation in Key Montréal Moves – February 25, 2016 – press release EN
  • New Cities Foundation to Open Head Office in Montréal – December 18, 2015 – press release EN
  • New Cities Foundation Appoints Dr. Maxwell L. Anderson as Executive Director – November 24, 2015 – press release EN
  • Max Anderson joins the New Cities Foundation – September 28, 2015 – EN
  • New Cities Summit concludes in Jakarta with call to harness urban innovation – June 11, 2015 – press release EN

  • Governor of Jakarta welcomes global thought leaders to Indonesian capital for 3-day New Cities Summit – June 9, 2015 – press release EN

  • New Cities Foundation launches ambitious “Connected Mobility Initiative” to explore future of urban transport, with support from the Toyota Mobility Foundation – June 3, 2015 – press release EN / JP
  • Finalists announced for hotly-contested “Jakarta Urban Challenge” competition – May 27, 2015 – press release EN / BA

  • Global cultural leaders to convene in Jakarta, Indonesia for New Cities Summit, June 9 – 11 – May 19, 2015 – press release EN
  • New Cities Summit to give floor to world’s leading urban innovators – Jakarta, June 9 – 11 – May 13, 2015 – press release EN
  • Program and Speakers announced for New Cities Summit in Jakarta, June 9 – 11 – March 16, 2015 – press release EN / BA
  • New Cities Foundation and King Abdullah Economic City release groundbreaking new report on global greenfield city projects - March 3, 2015 – press release EN
  • New Cities Foundation launches “Financing Urban Infrastructure Initiative” providing actionable research on global urban financing needs – February 17, 2015 – press release EN
  • Cityquest – KAEC Forum: Global city leaders, CEOs, architects, thinkers and planners to gather in Saudi Arabia for second global forum on new cities – December 8 – 10, 2014 - November 18, 2014 – press release EN
  • Jakarta to host 2015 New Cities Summit: “This is Indonesia’s Moment” – November 6, 2014 – press release EN / BA
  • Omraan contest for global urban tech startups: Ideas from the Middle East, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America shortlisted – October 8, 2014 – press release EN
  • New Cities Foundation invites pioneering European architects, designers and innovators to discuss ‘Making the Future City’ in Paris this October – September 10, 2014 – press release EN / FR
  • Online & Underground: New Cities Foundation launches online tool mapping Internet connectivity in underground metro systems worldwide – July 23, 2014 – press release EN
  • New Cities Summit, Dallas: Urban Leaders and Thinkers from Across the World Call for Urban Re-imagination – June 19, 2014 – press release EN
  • Peerby wins international AppMyCity! contest for best new urban app at New Cities Summit in Dallas – June 18, 2014 – press release EN
  • New Cities Summit, Dallas to Address Future Arts Investments in World Cities – June 10, 2014 – press release EN
  • World’s Top Urban Leaders and Thinkers Head to Dallas for New Cities Summit – June 5, 2014 – press release EN
  • New Cities Summit gives floor to 10 outstanding urban innovators from across the world in Dallas, 17-19 June – May 28, 2014 – press release EN
  • Apps from Paris, Amsterdam and New York selected as finalists for US$5,OOO urban app contest – May 21, 2014 – press release EN / SP
  • King Abdullah Economic City and New Cities Foundation Announce Second Edition of Cityquest, Major Global Forum on Urban Mega Projects – December 8–9, 2014 – May 21, 2014 – press release EN
  • Semi-finalists announced for AppMyCity! contest to select world’s best urban app - May 6, 2014 – press release EN
  • Mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth and Compton confirmed as speakers at the New Cities Summit in Dallas alongside global urban leaders and up-and-coming innovators – April 16, 2014 – press release EN
  • Naomi Alderman, renowned angel investor Esther Dyson and Guardian’s Jemima Kiss join Judging Panel for AppMyCity! contest for world’s best new urban app – April 2, 2014 – press release EN / SP
  • Oasis500 and New Cities Foundation launch OMRAAN: US$30,000 global startup contest to develop world’s best tech solutions in Middle East – March 28, 2014 – press release EN / AR
  • Calling All Mobile Developers: Submit Your Applications Now for the AppMyCity! Competition – March 11, 2014 – press release EN / SP / FR
  • Schneider Electric Joins New Cities Foundation as a Member – February 10, 2014 – press release EN
  • World Affairs Council partners with New Cities Summit in Dallas, Texas - February 4, 2014 – press release EN
  • Estuaire de la Seine – Territoire de l’Eau Joins the New Cities Foundation - January 27, 2014 – press release EN / FR
  • Renowned Architecture and Design Firm NBBJ Joins New Cities Foundation  – January 8, 2014 – press release EN
  • New Cities Foundation announce the theme for the New Cities Summit 2014: Re-imagining Cities – December 9, 2013 – press release EN 
  • New Cities Foundation and King Abdullah Economic City announce first global forum on world’s most important new city projects – October 3, 2013 – press release EN
  • New Cities Foundation’s Connected Commuting study could help break holiday gridlocks in South Korea – August 27, 2013 – press release EN / KO
  • Brazilian app Colab Wins AppMyCity! Prize for world’s best urban app – June 5, 2013 – press release EN
  • Major Joint Initiatives Announced by New Cities Foundation and City of Dallas – June 5, 2013 – press release EN / FR / CN
  • New Cities Summit 2013 – North Texas Mayors lead delegation to São Paulo, June 4-6 – May 31, 2013 – press release EN
  • Global Urban Leaders to Attend New Cities Summit ’13 in São Paulo, June 4-6 – May 29, 2013 – press release EN
  • Brazilian app, Colab, announced as finalist for AppMyCity! Prize for best urban app – May 28, 2013 – press release EN / PO
  • São Paulo University Research Center on Cities joins New Cities Foundation as member  – May 21, 2013 – press release EN / PO
  • Three finalists announced for 5,000 USD AppMyCity! Prize for world’s best urban app, to be awarded in São Paulo this June – May 13, 2013 – press release EN / PO
  • New Cities Summit 2013 – Mayor Haddad of São Paulo and Mayor Toha of Santiago de Chile join international speaker panel – May 10, 2013 – press release EN / ES / PO
  • New Cities Foundation Study in Rio Reveals Huge Potential for E-health in Underserved Areas – May 8, 2013 – press release EN / ES / PO
  • 10 semi-finalists announced for AppMyCity! Prize for the world’s best urban app  – April 30, 2013 – press release EN
  • Judging Panel Announced for AppMyCity! Prize for world’s best urban app – April 15, 2013 – press release EN / FR / ES / PO
  • New Cities Summit – São Paulo – June 4-6: first speakers announced - March 27, 2013 – press release EN / PO / FR / ES / CN
  • Entries now open for AppMyCity! Prize for world’s best urban app - March 26, 2013 – press release EN / PO / FR / ES / CN / KO / JP
  • New Cities Foundation Welcomes Penn Institute for Urban Research as latest academic member – March 22, 2013 – press release EN
  • São Paulo to host ‘New Cities Summit’ 4 – 6 June 2013 – March 4, 2013 – press release EN / FR / ES / PO / CN
  • Citi joins New Cities Foundation as first financial sector member – February 25, 2013 –  press release EN
  • New Cities Foundation Unveils Results of Landmark Study on Commuting and Social Networks – December 10, 2012 – press release EN