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Peak car - Wikipedia
Economic hypothesis showing widespread fall in car ownership plus increased miles/kms driven
automotive  car  Ownership  transportation  model  economy  culture  hightech  uber  smartphone  infrastructure  reference  comparison  uk  Usa  france  europe  australia  driving  sharing  autonomous  cycling  urbanism  city  london  mobility 
november 2018 by csrollyson
Traffic Calming 101
Reference on concept & practice of street design to harmonize car bike & foot traffic while increasing enjoyment safety walkability
sustaindev  bullsi  europe  can  pedestrian  bike  cycling  plan  design  city  urbanism  walkable  reference  street  traffic  philosophy 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Improves Chicago's livability: upgrade built envt, transit, walkability, real estate development, public spaces...
chicago  economy  development  organization  agency  transit  urbanism  planning  research  architecture  policy  advocacy  housing  environment  wastewater  walkability  drivetotrust 
january 2018 by csrollyson
CTA Tattler
[inactive] Exposé style blog on CTA
transit  blog  chicago  urbanism  transport  social 
december 2017 by csrollyson
Musk Says He’ll Compete to Build O’Hare Express, Active Trans Says It’s a Low Priority – Streetsblog Chicago
This seems like a lot of trouble and complication for little gain; why not offer the rich private car upgrade service on the blue line instead?
chicago  transport  infrastructure  blog  urbanism  development  equality  2017  q4  ohare  airport 
december 2017 by csrollyson
Search: bike commute - CityLab
Superb trove of posts on all aspects of urban bike commuting
cycling  bike  commute  reference  bullsi  trove  city  urbanism  howto  value  proposition  17bern 
november 2017 by csrollyson
The Case for Devolution - CityLab
Call to unbundle big federal govt, to cities, which produce most economy value & are more accountable to citizens
pointofview  urbanism  government  model  federal  state  local  knowledge  industrial  economy  politics  trump  usa  canada  2017 
april 2017 by csrollyson
The $5 Billion Battle For The American Dinner Plate | Fast Company
Useful overview of changes in how USA cooks at home, puts home meal kit delivery vendors in context
vendor  cooking  home  comparison  startup  business  model  delivery  q4  2015  meal  kitchen  family  kit  urbanism  millennial  timeline  history  dinner  evolution 
march 2017 by csrollyson
Why Creating Denser Cities Is So Difficult - CityLab
Shows USA density falling since 1950 BUT measures by new homebuilding; other measures also relevant
usa  realestate  analysis  city  urbanism  2016  1950  comparison  sprawl  density  house  2ghcj  development  economy  policy 
september 2016 by csrollyson
The Chairs Are Where the People Go
Short reflection on streetscapes and human behavior #kudos @annie_l_lin
Sociology  street  reflection  behavior  urbanism  user  experience  service  design 
november 2015 by csrollyson
C40 | Global Cities Acting in Concert to Combat Climate Change
Glocal initiative of cities working together to significantly reduce their contribution to climate change
climate  change  city  urbanism  collaboration  global  environment  green  initiative  government  local  energy  transport  water  waste  management  NGO  website  2ghcj 
may 2015 by csrollyson
The Big Lie: We Hate Rich People.
Excerpt from book: re-energizing middle-class hope in the USA
usa  class  pointofview  book  city  urbanism  inequality  opportunity  social  q4  2014  entrepreneur  school 
october 2014 by csrollyson
5 Key Themes Emerging From the 'New Science of Cities' - CityLab
More rlevant than ever>Jane Jacobs saw cities as complex adaptive systems, not top-down "planned"--in the 1960s
urbanism  city  metropolis  human  evolution  space  architecture  design  complex  system  network  history  research  model  productivity  loose  tight  q3  2014 
september 2014 by csrollyson
The Beautiful City : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education
INTERESTING riff on cities as vibrant places of paradox [the more paradoxes, the more vibrant] Thx @jhagel #fb
city  insight  reflection  history  philosophy  pattern  chaos  design  beauty  architecture  community  mall  urbanism  paradox  retail  socialism  plan  social  network  bond  housing  project  2csrollyson 
july 2013 by csrollyson
The Urbanophile » Blog Archive » Why Cities Matter
Reflections & book review on neo-urbanism, the critical role of diversity & religion's role Thx @jhagel #fb
city  culture  economy  analysis  review  Urbanism  blog  religion  insight  diversity  USA  Church  society  2csrollyson 
april 2013 by csrollyson
Bad news for cities, good news for urban centers | New Urban Network
Quick riff on urban developmt research: int'g tho no surprise 4 us café-sippg cityrats Thx @richard_florida #fb
usa  city  research  analysis  chicago  philadelphia  StLouis  washington.dc  urbanism  15dvp  15ygen  2011  q1  2csrollyson 
march 2011 by csrollyson
Living with rats: July 2010
Inspiring insight into the need for urban renewal & self-sufficiency; with crumbling government backdrop #fb
local  economy  urbanism  15caw2  casestudy  exceptional  insight  disruption  transformation 
november 2010 by csrollyson
A visit to Kentlands « Frank Hecker
Astute Columbia resident analyzes nearby mixeduse developments, offers lessons for Columbia's Master Plan implementation
15dvp  Analysis  Suburb  realestate  mall  comparison  review  urbanism  Bullsi  15caw2 
july 2010 by csrollyson

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