WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM | Four steps to improve our cities

To improve the lives of people who live in cities, we need to tap into the opportunities presented by the sharing economy: an economy based on “access over ownership” and decentralized networks of people connected by new technologies. This is a noble goal: the sharing economy can help the environment, save costs and foster closer community relationships.

However, there are many obstacles. One of the most thorny challenges that must be overcome is out-dated policy.