Social Interaction

January 20, 2014, 12pm PST
By analyzing four public spaces using William H. Whyte's groundbreaking techniques for studying street life, a team of researchers led by Keith Hampton reached some surprising conclusions about how technology is changing our social interactions.
The New York Times
January 23, 2011, 1pm PST
Streetfilms looks back at Professor Donald Appleyard's pioneering work observing the social life of streets, which proved that streets with less traffic fostered more social interactions than those with heavy traffic.
Streetfilms
September 29, 2010, 1pm PDT
Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?
TheCityFix
April 9, 2010, 10am PDT
In a widely-read review of Joel Kotkin's book, a statistic claiming that suburban dwellers join significantly more social clubs than urban residents is called into question by Robert Steuteville.
New Urban News