The Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development made over 16,000 observations of portable tech usage on airplains, trains, and buses. Their findings show that there is a increase of tech use on transit, but usage is reliant on users having space.
Mar 23, 2011 TransportationNation.Org
In 2009 we worked with Ron Thomas,
Mary Means, and Goody Clancy to help plan and run a large 500+ person visioning
event in the town of Shreveport. We set
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The study conducted by Latitude Research and Next American City followed 18 participants in San Francisco and Boston as they ditched their automobiles for other transit options.
Mar 17, 2011 Next American City
In the wake of the disasters which devastated parts of Japan, Russell Nichols of <em>Governing</em> investigates the state of disaster preparedness in US cities and states.
Mar 16, 2011 Governing
An event held at The Brookings Institution invited transit experts to discuss the lessons learned from BRT systems in Latin America and their applicability in the United States.
Mar 9, 2011 Sustainable Cities Collective
The Chinese megacity of Chongqing has announced plans to install a half a million surveillance cameras by 2012.
Mar 9, 2011 Agence France Presse
As Facebook prepares to relocate its corporate headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park, the company organized a day-long charrette to get input from architects, planners, and community members about how to "turn this neighborhood inside out."
Mar 7, 2011 San Jose Mercury News
Hybrid solar/diesel ferries have been plying the waters for some time now, but now a number of new technologies are being implemented, including one of the very oldest - sails.
Mar 6, 2011 InTransition
A study of Twitter-use patterns found that some cities are far more active early in the morning, while others showed higher activity at night or on weekends.
Mar 3, 2011 Sustainable Cities Collective