Centennial Innovation Team

In 2014, Centennial was selected as one of 12 U.S. cities to participate in the $45 million expansion of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Team program, which aims to improve the capacity of cities to effectively design and implement new approaches that improve citizens’ lives. 

The Centennial Innovation Team or "i-team" initially focused on improving mobility across all modes of transportation throughout the City. With the help of the i-team, the City released the Go Centennial pilot program. The pilot was a six-month study to understand the impact of providing free rides to and from the Dry Creek Light Rail Station to remedy the first and last mile challenge.

The second mobility initiative consisted of a partnership with the City’s Senior Commission. The Mobility Ambassador Program or “MAP” aims to empower elders throughout the Centennial community by applying a train-the-trainer type model. Trainers interface with elder residents to present different mobility and transportation options that allow for this demographic to continue their independent lifestyles without feeling tied to their personal cars.

With the direction from the City’s Mayor and Council, along with the strong partnership with the Senior Commission, the i-team transitioned focus areas to Aging in Community – with a specific focus on housing. While still in the preliminary phases of this priority area, the i-team looks forward to working closely with internal and external partners, along with City residents, to introduce a high impact initiative. 

Learn more about Bloomberg Philanthropies' Innovation Delivery approach. 

Meet the Centennial Innovation Team!

Learn more about the members who make up the Centennial Innovation Team.

News from the Centennial iteam

  • The City of Centennial has installed its first “Adopt-A-Street” sign for Topgolf. This sign is located on County Line Road between Yosemite and Quebec. 

  • Centennial Center Park’s splash pad has been nominated in USA Today’s latest 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest. Voters have four weeks to vote online for the candidate of their choice. Vo...

  • The weekly “Noon Hour” meeting with Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon is cancelled this Wednesday, May 3. The meeting will reconvene Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Mayor Noon will be at the Centennial Civic Cent...

  • The Centennial City Council has selected three finalists for the City Manager position vacated by John Danielson in October. An opportunity for the public to meet the candidates is scheduled for T...

  • The City of Centennial Youth Commission and Arapahoe/Douglas Works! are hosting a young adult job fair on May 5, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Lima Plaza Arapahoe Ballroom, located at 6954 S. Lim...

  • (Centennial, Colo) - The City of Centennial is proud to announce that it has received the 2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award. The award was created to recognize organizations for their extraordinary a...

  • The City of Centennial is accepting applications to serve on the City’s Election Commission . Terms are for three years or until the end of a previously established term in the case of a mid-term va...

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