Recent Posts by Victoria
Stores Ditch Shopping Carts to Discourage Vehicle Use
Stores Ditch Shopping Carts to Discourage Vehicle Use
The Sydney City Council voted on Wednesday to ban trolleys (shopping carts) at a local market, citing shoppers’ propensity to load up carts with far more food than they can carry, and then rely on a car to get home. The ...
Cartoons Break Language Barriers to Support Sustainable Transport in India
Cartoons Break Language Barriers to Support Sustainable Transport in India
India’s booming population and rapidly urbanizing, motorizing society urgently demands better and affordable sustainable transportation, including bus rapid transit (BRT), sidewalks and cycling lanes. More and more, Indian civil society is mobilizing mass communications campaigns, especially through the Internet, to ...
Yellow Cab, Dollar Cab...Unicab?
Yellow Cab, Dollar Cab…Unicab?
Since 2008, the New York Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) has been seeking the “Taxi of Tomorrow.” The Big Apple is looking for ideas on how to upgrade its existing taxi fleet to “more appropriately reflect the needs of its ...
Update: SeeClickFix Joins WashPo, Talks Sustainable Mobility, Opens Data, Adds Languages
Update: SeeClickFix Joins WashPo, Talks Sustainable Mobility, Opens Data, Adds Languages
Our friends at SeeClickFix announced today that they have joined forces with The Washington Post, which now features a SeeClickFix widget on a new local news section called The Daily Gripe. The Post editors will highlight a “Gripe of the ...
Spotlight on the World Cup: South Africa Boosts City Transit Systems
Spotlight on the World Cup: South Africa Boosts City Transit Systems
The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa is now less than two weeks away. An estimated three million fans will be pouring into stadiums in South Africa’s nine host cities to watch the games, and hundreds of millions more will ...
Brandeis, Brazil, Bangalore: Welcome a New Voice on TheCityFix
Brandeis, Brazil, Bangalore: Welcome a New Voice on TheCityFix
Hello, hola, oi! And thanks for checking out my first blog post with TheCityFix. I joined EMBARQ, the producer of this blog, after spending the last year in Brazil and India. In Brazil I was mostly learning Portuguese, teaching English, ...