Trick Out My Trip: It’s ON!

by ioby
July 25, 2016

The day has arrived. Let’s roll! Awhile back, ioby and Transit Center  announced that our Trick Out My Trip (TOMT) campaign was coming back for round two. We love this program:  residents  with   great ideas put in     elbow grease and work alongside   local transit agencies to improve the transit experience   all around the country? And […]

AWESOME PROJECT: Free CPR Classes for Cleveland

by ioby
July 12, 2016

What would happen if you or a loved one went into cardiac arrest, and professional medical help was far away? Timothy Sommerfelt is a paramedic for the city of Cleveland, and he knows firsthand that when a person’s heart stops, help is by definition  always too far away – unless, that is, a neighbor or […]

Learn from a Leader: Bring healthy cooking to the classroom!

by ioby
June 27, 2016

Many factors contribute to our health, including genetic predispositions, access to quality medical treatment, and even the amount of sleep we get. But have you ever thought about how your neighborhood affects your health? “Social determinants of health” is the term for every external condition in which we are born, grow, work, and age. These […]

How is ioby different than other civic crowdfunding sites?

by ioby
June 24, 2016

In the last ten years, crowdfunding has become a huge industry, with  billions of dollars a year being exchanged on hundreds of platforms  worldwide each year.  Crowdfunding has supported everything from  art and music, to new technology, to  personal causes like medical bills and travel expenses. The sub-field of civic crowdfunding – in which money […]