Five times elected as mayor of Columbia, Missouri, Darwin Hindman is an advocate of building a pedestrian-based transportation system in the city. During his service as mayor, Columbia and three other cities received 25 million dollars in federal funding to run a pilot project to promote bicycling and walking as an alternative to driving. In 2009 he received the Leadership for Healthy Communities Award along with mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City and mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco.
Mayor Hindman presented as part of "TEDxCoMo presents TheCity2.0" during the "Transportation and Energy" section on October 13, 2012, which was held in the Columbia, Missouri City Council Chambers.
Published on Oct 25, 2012 by TEDxTalks