Open-Source Software for Cities

M.I.T. has developed a new open-source ArcGIS toolbox that they say will illustrate how a cities' spatial layout affects the way people will live in it.
September 8, 2011, 9am PDT | Tim Halbur
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The program, writes Michael J. Coren at Fast Company:

"...measures traits such as "reach, gravity, betweenness, closeness, and straightness," which, in laymen terms, express features such as the number of services, buildings, and resources within a certain walking distance, or the volume of traffic along sidewalks and streets."

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Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 in Fast Company
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