Mobility

Cities and Cars Running on Trash

Many resources flow into cities to make them run; people, products, information, energy, water, food, money. What flows out? Products, air emissions, waste water, and of course, trash.  As more cities are discovering, both the waste water and trash can prove to be new...

On the Verge: Key Topics and Trends at the 2013 VERGE Conference

A few weeks ago I was fortunate to attend VERGE, a conference hosted by GreenBiz.com in San Francisco exploring the convergence of buildings, transportation, energy, and the latest in technology. Technologists of any ilk, from corporations such as eBay and Dell, to...

Risks of Job Sprawl and Progress on Regional Planning

Cities, People, and Jobs Sometimes cities are faced with disasters that strike unpredictably and quickly, leading to long recovery and many resources focused on future preparation. Other times cities create the conditions for disaster through a buildup of decisions...

Walking & Biking: High tech understanding of low tech solutions

Sometimes smart cities have simple solutions at their disposal – if they just view their data slightly differently. Walk Score recently released their updated rankings of bikeable, walkable, and transit-oriented cities: 10 most bikeable large U.S. & Canadian...

12 Innovative Urban Transportation Apps

After World War II, North America entered its golden age. Everything seemed possible, including clearing neighborhoods for highways and parking lots. Ever-bigger cars sprouted up in driveways across the continent. New roads became the cure-all for congestion while...
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