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The Case For Congestion Charging to Manage Traffic

July 28, 2015 by Brandon Donnelly

Pay to drive in

The very few cities that have actually had significant success at reducing traffic congestion – notably Singapore, London and Stockholm – have done this through cordon-based congestion pricing wherein if you pass the cordon, you pay the congestion charge. Should other cities copy them?[read more]

3 Ways the “Internet of Moving Things” is Transforming Bus Travel

Cell Phones are Revolutionizing Bus Use

Mobile-based technology is transforming bus travel in cities everywhere to make ticket purchasing more convenient and efficient, provide users with information about bus locations, and make city services more responsive to local needs. Welcome to the so-called “Internet of Moving Things”.[read more]

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Chuck Wolfe on Urbanism Without Effort [VIDEO PODCAST]

November 18, 2013 by David Thorpe

Exclusive interview with Chuck Wolfe

In the first of a series of interviews with prominent thinkers, Chuck Wolfe shares his views on his favourite cities, the art of place making, the value of keeping diaries, photography, and whether planners should just get out of the way and let citizens get on with the job of making their communities welcoming places.[read more]

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Urbanism Speakeasy | Urbanism Without Effort

June 11, 2013 by Andy Boenau

Urbanism Speakeasy is a podcast with a particular focus on human-scale design. We love streets and places designed for people, regardless of how they happen to travel. No advanced technical degrees or silver spoons required on this show. Our primary goal is to share technical information and trends in ordinary language. The show is...[read more]