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Street Bump

I’ve been a bit skeptical in the past about referring to mobile apps as smart city technologies. Apps provide a good way of minimising the power gap between government and every day citizens, but I tend to get defensive when I hear a city referred to as a smart city purely because of some cheap app that they developed. 128 more words

Smart City

Advertising to Rock Island Greenway trail users

By promoting “FREE Water and Restrooms Available During Open Hours,” Superior Water Services, a retailer of water softener and drinking water systems, bids to become part of the infrastructure serving the active transportation community in Peoria. 84 more words

Infrastructure

We Have Our School Garden! (And So Much More is Coming!)

Okay, maybe we are building our School Garden. And, I must confess, I am using the term “we” loosely here. I will be meeting tomorrow with the person who is ultimately responsible for rebuilding and re-establishing a profitable school greenhouse. 825 more words

Updates

Boom Town

Downtown is exploding. There’s so much construction going on I can’t even keep track of it. Massive new office and residential buildings are springing up all over the place. 756 more words

Development

Triumphs and Regrets: Tim Pallas talks Melbourne infrastructure and inspirations

Infrastructure investment has been big news in 2014. The Victorian Labor Opposition has ignited debate with the launch of its Project 10,000 transport alternative, which includes an ambitious plan for Melbourne Metro Rail. 371 more words

Rail

Is this the end of the road for pedestrians?

Delhi master planners & civic agencies have left no space for pedestrians. Roles are not fixed. Agencies pass buck. What action should be taken, and which agency should take it are questions that don’t get resolved due to lack of coordination.  955 more words

Civic Issues

EXPLORING TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE CITY OF ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

The visit of Lookman Oshodi to the City of Rotterdam, The Netherlands to attend the opening parts of the sixth edition of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam… 290 more words

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT