Social Interaction

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.
Jan 20, 2014   The New York Times
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.
Jan 23, 2011   Streetfilms
Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?
Sep 29, 2010   TheCityFix
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.
Apr 9, 2010   New Urban News