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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 fewer regional accessibility benefits than rail, but also to the social stigma some assign to bus-based forms ...
Practices of the Minimum Viable Utopia - Adam Greenfield

Practices of the Minimum Viable Utopia - Adam Greenfield

03 December 2014

In this talk, entitled "Practices of the Minimum Viable Utopia," he'll be discussing alternatives to the currently dominant conception of technologized urbanity, and specifically four aspects involved in the production of networked urban environments from the bottom up: people making data, people making things, people making places and people ...
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 ...