Posts tagged with 'events'
Vancouver Winter Olympics: Winning a Gold for Transportation?
Vancouver Winter Olympics: Winning a Gold for Transportation?
The Vancouver Olympics have catalyzed some sustainable developments, such as Millennium Water, a mixed-use community.  But can the Games make a real dent in the region’s livability challenges? The Olympics are, without a doubt, iconic events of international importance. They ...
Upcoming Event: Next American Vanguard
Upcoming Event: Next American Vanguard
An important announcement from our friends at Next American City, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization and quarterly magazine dedicated to making cities better. They’re hosting the annual Next American Vanguard conference, and offering stipends to young urban leaders to participate in ...
Guadalajara and Santiago Join "1000 Cities 1000 Lives" Global Health Campaign
Guadalajara and Santiago Join "1000 Cities 1000 Lives" Global Health Campaign
A few more cities recently joined the worldwide global health campaign, 1000 Cities 1000 Lives, which we wrote about previously here. The campaign, sponsored by the World Health Organization, was launched with the goal to get 1,000 cities around the ...
Blogging from TRB: More Prep for a Performance-Based Reauthorization
Blogging from TRB: More Prep for a Performance-Based Reauthorization
Talk of the reauthorization of the federal transportation bill, and how to prepare for it, permeated this year’s Transportation Research Board meeting. (See what we’ve wrote about it before here.)  As a follow-up to a session on visions for performance-based ...
Blogging from TRB: Introducing the USDOT Leadership
Blogging from TRB: Introducing the USDOT Leadership
Last Thursday, attendees of the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting had the unique opportunity to “meet the USDOT leadership.” A panel of administrators and deputy administrators of DOT’s various sub-agencies presented their priorities and plans for the coming years.  Speakers ...
Blogging from TRB: Calling All Transportation Wonks!
Blogging from TRB: Calling All Transportation Wonks!
The Transportation Research Board, a part of the operating arm of the National Academies, is now having its annual meeting in Washington, DC, an event which attracts 10,000 transportation professionals from around the world to 3,000 presentations on topics from ...