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Open Data and the City: Looking back and Looking Forward - Emer Coleman

Open Data and the City: Looking back and Looking Forward - Emer Coleman

08 October 2014

There has been a global movement from government and cities to open up city data. The early adopters in this space saw much promise in open data releases - from creating efficiencies in public service delivery to co-creating new markets. 
Sustainable Connected Cities - Duncan Wilson

Sustainable Connected Cities - Duncan Wilson

22 October 2014

Duncan Wilson is Intel Director at ICRI Cities in London and is responsible for driving the research agenda of the institute. The Intel Collaborative Research Institutes (ICRI's) are Intel-funded, jointly-led research collaborations between Intel and the academic community. At ICRI Cities, researchers at UCL and Imperial College are developing ...
The Economic Future of British cities: What should Urban Policy do? - Henry Overman

The Economic Future of British cities: What should Urban Policy do? - Henry Overman

29 October 2014

Britain’s cities are facing profound challenges – both in the short run as a result of the recession and in the long run as a result of underlying structural change. In this seminar ...
BRT TOD: Global Challenges and Experiences - Robert Cervero

BRT TOD: Global Challenges and Experiences - Robert Cervero

26 November 2014

Bus rapid transit (BRT) systems have gained prominence worldwide as a cost-effective alternative to urban rail investments. However, some question the city-shaping potential of BRT, in part due to a belief it delivers ...
Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking, and real-time dashboards - Rob Kitchin

Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking, and real-time dashboards - Rob Kitchin

10 December 2014

Since the mid-1990s a plethora of indicator projects have been developed and adopted by cities seeking to measure and monitor various aspects of urban systems. These have been accompanied by city benchmarking endeavours ...