IBM Helps Cities Become Smarter
Austin, TX, is one of the cities that has benefitted from IBM's Smarter Cities initiative. Photo by John Rogers.
Congestion pricing to reduce traffic and pollution; water systems that automatically detect leaks in pipelines and notify authorities; food that is tracked from farms to supermarkets to ensure food safety. These are some of the recent technological advances that are ...
TheCityFix Picks, December 10: Dubai’s Transit Hopes, Wasted Parking in America, U.K. Emission Cuts
At any given moment, there are 500 million parking spaces sitting empty in the United States. Photo by Jeffrey Smith.
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: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
The Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility: Switch to IT Networks
Image by Wired.
This post is part of a series analyzing the solutions highlighted in the report and toolkit, “Megacities on the Move.” The report, written by Forum for the Future in partnership with FIA Foundation, Vodafone, and EMBARQ, offers six sustainable mobility ...
The Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility: Go Beyond the Car
The Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility: Go Beyond the Car
This post is part of a series analyzing the solutions highlighted in the report and toolkit, “Megacities on the Move.” The report, written by Forum for the Future in partnership with FIA Foundation, Vodafone, and EMBARQ, offers six sustainable mobility ...
The Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility: Integrate, Integrate, Integrate
The success of Bogota's TransMilenio bus rapid transit system is largely based on the concentrated development that has occurred around bus corridors. Photo by Javier Guillot.
This post is part of a series analyzing the solutions highlighted in the report and toolkit, “Megacities on the Move.” The report, written by London-based Forum for the Future in partnership with FIA Foundation, Vodafone, and EMBARQ, offers six sustainable ...
TheCityFix Picks, December 10: Dubai's Transit Hopes, Wasted Parking in America, U.K. Emission Cuts
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: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
Friday Fun: Scrapertown
Friday Fun: Scrapertown
Scrapertown, a film by Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari for Californiaisaplace.com. “[It] is definitely a process, and that process is definitely for the kids so they can get their mind off of what’s really goin’ on on these streets,” says ...
Bye Bye Bikeshare, See You Next Spring
In snowy cities, winter bikers winter in warehouses to avoid damage and low usage. Photo by *DRAMA QUEEN*.
UPDATE, 12/15/10: Capital Bikeshare in Washington D.C. has announced the Winter Weather Warrior contest. To the Capital Bikeshare annual or monthly member with the most trips taken from January 1- February 28 goes a three-year extension of his/her membership, two ...
The Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility: Make the Poor A Priority
A load carrying bike in Jave. Photo by Jeff Werner.
This post is part of a series analyzing the solutions highlighted in the report and toolkit, “Megacities on the Move.” The report, written by Forum for the Future in partnership with FIA Foundation, Vodafone, and EMBARQ, offers six sustainable mobility ...
Megacities on the Move: Scenarios for the Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility
Megacities on the Move: Scenarios for the Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility
Originally posted on EMBARQ.org “Cities need to start planning now to radically re-engineer their infrastructure to cope with much larger populations than they currently support,” concludes a new report released last week by Forum for the Future, a U.K.-based sustainable ...