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Sharing Economy: Mayor Announces New Emergency Preparedness Partnership

1Mayor Announces New Emergency Preparedness PartnershipToday Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board President David Chiu announced a first-of-its-kind partnership between San Francisco’s growing sharing economy and local government focused on disaster preparedness and response. BayShare, a collaborative of sharing economy stakeholders, will also share their skills and resources to make San Francisco a more resilient city.
“The growing ‘sharing economy’ is leveraging technology and innovation to help our City become more prepared and resilient against disaster,” said Mayor Lee. “The sharing economy was born here, and partnering with BayShare, we are committed to ensuring that San Francisco supports this emerging sector’s success and nurturing even greater civic involvement.” Read more