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Future of work in America | McKinsey
McKinsey report shows deepening disparities bt city/country and education level due to automation ( #AI #robotics )
usa  automation  robot  education  disparity  wealth  city  urban  town  county  comparison  digital  transformation  report  statistics  Q3  2019  manufacturing  services  artificial  intelligence 
july 2019 by csrollyson
This New Tiny Electric Car Comes With Five Years Of Free Solar Charging
#Uniti is a new electric car that has a carbon fiber frame & is designed for #urban #commuting & comes w 5 years of free charging
electric  vehicle  car  autonomous  2018  Q2  Sweden  launch  power  battery  startup  model  carbon  fiber  frame  spare  environment  city  urban  manufacturing  cycling  comparison  walking 
may 2018 by csrollyson
Lima’s beautiful boulevard bike paths could be a hit in Chicago | Transportation | Chicago Reader
Another approach to #bike #paths #lanes from Lima, Peru: in the median, like Chicago's els #cycling
cycling  example  peru  chicago  boulevard  2018  model  development  sustainable  street  city  urban  plan  altrans  17bern 
march 2018 by csrollyson
Turning cities into sponges: how Chinese ancient wisdom is taking on climate change | Art and design | The Guardian
How Chinese cities use sponge + ancient design to sequester & reuse water, mitigate extreme weather; pioneer architect interview
china  wisdom  design  sustainability  architect  city  Urban  irrigation  sponge  concrete  drought  water  management  aquafer  climate  change  monsoon  asia  sequester 
march 2018 by csrollyson
Urban Sustainability Directors Network
City executive network encourages sustainable programs, practices
sustainability  executive  network  usa  canada  website  urban  city  drivetotrust 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Walk Score Blog - Drive less. Live more.
Useful #urbanist blog ranks cities various ways, helpful to folks wanting to use cars less
Urban  website  rank  rating  transit  cycling  17bern  drivetotrust  altrans  realestate  value  proposition  blog  city  reference  bullsi 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Bike share for kids? This Brazilian city is ahead of the curve. - Better Bike Share
Fortaleza Brazil pilots #bike #sharing for #children: "Kids are the future of bicycling"
cycling  children  brazil  brasil  pilot  Urban  society  parent  family  transit  card  example  altrans 
january 2018 by csrollyson
FORMER CHICAGO CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER BRENNA BERMAN JOINS UI LABS
#Digital #Chicago #ArrayofThings amps up: @BrennaBerman to scale @CityDigital
chicago  news  arrayofthings  iot  city  urban  q2  2017  empowerment  CDO 
may 2017 by csrollyson
Skid row - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Introduction to skid row, homeless areas of major cities
homeless  reference  city  urban  poverty 
may 2016 by csrollyson
Los Angeles River: From Concrete Ditch to Urban Oasis
Large project to transform the "LosAngeles River" into a large urban park
losangeles  river  design  transformation  q2  2015  project  history  water  city  urban  environment  green 
april 2015 by csrollyson
Where Millennials Are Moving Now - CityLab
Analysis of census data tries to show #millennial migration behavior & impact of #great #recession
usa  migration  population  geny  q1  2015  study  university  city  Urban  analysis  economy  higher  education 
march 2015 by csrollyson
Don't Say 'Cyclists,' Say 'People on Bikes' - CityLab
MUSTread: How changing language reframes attitudes & policy & rehumanized #Seattle streets #kudos #cycling
lanaguage  seattle  example  urban  policy  cause  q1  2015  cycling  walking  road  culture  change  attitude  collaboration  humanize  street  commuting  2ghcj  2sochap 
february 2015 by csrollyson
Police Employment, Officers Per Capita Rates for U.S. Cities
This point highlights police officers/capita for USA cities >50,000 population; related data & graphs
government  law  enforcement  police  statistics  usa  urban  city  population  rank  comparison  2012  big  data  crime 
january 2015 by csrollyson
Seatylock
MUSTsee=>#Cycling design genius: this seat has an integrated lock, secures seat & bike in seconds
cycling  lock  security  innovation  q3  2014  kickstarter  product  accessory  urban 
september 2014 by csrollyson
The Array of Things
GREAT IoT example: Chicago's "smart city" initiative uses sensors to measure weather, human & environment #bigdata
IoT  news  chicago  smart  device  monitor  Urban  pollution  exhaust  noise  mobile  transport  big  data  digital  city  innovation  privacy  environment  open  weather  temperature  traffic  air  quality 
september 2014 by csrollyson
Apartment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The history of "apartments"/flats, shared housing for all classes
housing  history  reference  usa  scotland  Newyorkcity  edinburgh  glasgowlaw  law  society  urban  rome  egypt  cairo  asia 
august 2014 by csrollyson
Shared City — Medium
New organization aims to increase sharing economy in cities, uses AirBnB as platform Thx @jhagel
city  Urban  collaboration  organization  q3  2014  portland  usa  creative  class  sharing  economy  airbnb  2ghcj  2csra  2csrollyson 
july 2014 by csrollyson
My Little Paris
Site incroyablement charmant | Incredible French charm art culture (English version too) #fb
Paris  culture  retail  apparel  france  français  ville  urban  art  exceptional  2ghcj 
june 2014 by csrollyson
10 Poverty Myths, Busted | Mother Jones
Conventional poverty wisdom debunk: Revealing USA statistics
usa  Statistics  poverty  myth  debunk  q2  2014  economy  poor  urban  family  children  2ghcj 
april 2014 by csrollyson
GrubHub Seamless Pitches Data Analytics to Restaurants - Businessweek
How Grubhub sends employees into client restaurants and deliveries to learn restaurant business
restaurant  food  delivery  vendor  urban  city  usa  service  mobile  application  tablet  menu  operations  software  14cdc 
march 2014 by csrollyson
Snowcrew
Social network matches volunteers, creates teams to shovel snow for neighbors in need
community  snow  social  network  winter  local  volunteer  city  urban  town 
february 2014 by csrollyson
Augmented reality supermarkets in China « Retail Innovation
MUSTsee: Augmented reality grocery stores use open urban spaces for virtual stores where people shop, get groceries delivered #kudos #fb
augmented  reality  grocery  china  urban  open  space  virtual  store  retail  home  delivery  video  QR  code  mcommerce  ecommerce  transformation  CDO  digital  q4  2013  example  exceptional 
december 2013 by csrollyson
The Case Against Cars in 1 Utterly Entrancing GIF - Atlantic Mobile
MUSTsee: shows, side by side, how walking and transit creates space for people. Check it out! [animated gif] #kudos #fb
transit  Automobile  image  video  exceptional  urban  q4  2013 
november 2013 by csrollyson
Start-Up Reinvents the Bicycle Wheel - NYTimes.com
New bicycle wheel invention transforms bikes into hybrids | Helping w the hills #fb
transport  cycling  startup  boston  MIT  q4  2013  battery  hybrid  bicycle  usa  commuting  urban  city  2csrollyson  2cdo  2csra 
october 2013 by csrollyson
Uber Blog | Bits & Atoms
Uber [urban transport startup] closes major round to expand operations #fb
uber  transport  fundraising  q3  2013  startup  google  private  equity  urban  2csrollyson 
august 2013 by csrollyson
Cities Are the Future of Human Evolution
Vision/fantasy about humans and cities: vision for how urban/human evolution will unfold
urban  city  future  vision  evolution 
may 2013 by csrollyson
Metro Diplomacy - By Robert D. Hormats | Foreign Policy
In the #Knowledge #Economy, cities gain in economic and political power; governments try to adjust Thx @jhagel
city  urban  influence  knowledge  economy  social  creative  class  global  china  india  brazil  africa  nigeria  government  power  policy  2ghcj 
march 2013 by csrollyson
Did I Abandon My Creative Class Theory? Not So Fast, Joel Kotkin - The Daily Beast
Debate/rebuttal over the Knowledge Economy debate: do cities add more growth than sprawl? Implicit is knowledge divide/skills gap
urban  social  channel  economy  development  rebuttal  debunk  discussion  knowledge  professional  2013  suburb  city  creative  class  politics  research  reference  2ghcj 
march 2013 by csrollyson
Young Travelers Drive Changes in Hotel Industry - NYTimes.com
Hotels attract creative class Gen Y w hip, wifi-centric lobbies, social events & design
cowork  wifi  geny  hotel  lobby  design  ipad  iphone  tablet  laptop  bar  entertainment  concept  business  model  boomer  culture  travel  airport  urban  creativeclass  millennial  social  network  mobile  bbcc 
november 2012 by csrollyson
Daily chart: The urbanisation trap | The Economist
Useful discussion on how economy & infrastructure effect productivity growth during urbanization; comparison of Asia and Africa
social  channel  africa  asia  comparison  agrarian  industrial  economy  Urban  farm  factory  discussion  infrastructure  2ghcj 
october 2012 by csrollyson
Why High-Tech Companies Are Moving to the City - WSJ.com
Cities increasingly preferred to hightech ghettos in Silicon Valley; link to cloud tech, proximity to users & fast cycles
city  urban  creative  hightech  innovation  2012  pointofview  comparison  siliconvalley  sanfrancisco  Newyorkcity 
september 2012 by csrollyson
‘Big brother’ lamp posts can hear, see and bark ‘Obey!’ at you — RT
Startup brings "spying" streetlights to US cities: they record video & can bark orders to jaywalkers
street  city  urban  light  surveillance  startup  security  video  usa 
may 2012 by csrollyson
Why People in Cities Walk Fast - Jobs & Economy - The Atlantic Cities
Fascinating post explores links between city size, economy, walking speed & others; gr8 links Thx @jhagel
city  population  economy  culture  time  research  urban  2ghcj 
march 2012 by csrollyson
Downtown alderman proposes legalizing sale of Chicago rooftop veggies | News | Chicago Journal
Yay! Chicago looks to ok selling produce grown on urban highrise roofs Thx @windycitizen #fb
urban  farm  chicago  green  roof  produce  restaurant  market  selling  q2  2011  2snr 
may 2011 by csrollyson
America's Rudest Cities - Articles - Travel + Leisure
Fun and useful ranking of USA cities, from visitor & local views; click thru to statistics Thx @guykawasaki #fb
usa  culture  urban  city  rank  rating  analysis  chicago  newyorkcity  dallas  houston  philadelphia  washington.dc  losangeles  miami  atlanta  memphis  2csrollyson  music  restaurant  bar  museum  siteseeing  courtesy 
january 2011 by csrollyson
MidwestBusiness.com: Midwest Business & Technology News
Brief article on how Chicago compares to other cites; key local issues cited
Urban  development  Global  Chicago  Daley 
july 2008 by csrollyson

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