Posts in the 'Communications' category
The US Federal Transit Administration has new abilities to regulate transit safety in the United States. Photo by Dan Pfiffer.
TheCityFix Picks, July 27: Safer U.S. Transit, Zimbabwe Traffic, London Rail Struggles
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
Enter your project now for the Urban Prototyping Festival happening this Fall in San Francisco. Photo by Matt Kroneberger.
Call for Projects: Urban Prototyping Festival 2012
The Gray Area Foundation For The Arts (GAFFTA) is calling on all designers, architects, artists, makers, coders and activists to participate in the Urban Prototyping Festival in San Francisco this fall. “Makers” with projects that engage citizen participation, open source data, ...
The 30th Olympiad will promote cycling and walking during the 2012 London Olympics. Photo by Charlie Riedel for the AP.
London Encourages Walking and Cycling During Olympic Games
A version of this post was originally published in Portuguese by Mariana Gil on TheCityFix Brasil. The 2012 London Olympics are coming soon and millions of people around the world are arriving in Great Britain’s capital to watch the games or just to ...
A-Rix Meter is one of the Photo by A-Rix Meter.
Smartphone Apps Ease Auto-Rickshaw Rides in Mumbai
This blog post is a part of the catalyzing new mobility program and receives support from The Rockefeller Foundation. In a city as large as Mumbai—with a population of more than 12 million people—transportation can be a challenge. While residents have ...
Rajkot, India, in a partnership with EMBARQ India, has launched its first unified auto-rickshaw fleet.
Q&A with Akshay Mani: Rajkot’s New Auto-Rickshaw Fleet
One week ago, with assistance from  EMBARQ India, the city of Rajkot, in partnership with Nirmal Foundation, launched the G-Auto service, debuting a new fleet of auto-rickshaws, featuring a unified brand and dial-a-rixa (call-in) service, on July 13. The initial fleet includes 50 ...
Transit apps let you explore mobility options on your mobile.
Friday Fun: Designing the Perfect Transit App
  A team of designers, urbanists and engineers, in a project known as Designing Chicago, have partnered to create a mobile transit application that would be able to pull data on anything from intermodal trips to latte locations, all with the ...
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