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July 14, 2016

The Case of Vancouver – Simply Walk to Your Final Destination

Introduction Integrated policy that includes land use and transportation planning can reduce car-dependency in cities. One of the best examples in North America can be […]
July 1, 2016

The Uber Effect

Uber has been around for 5 years, and much like a hurricane, wherever it passed through it left a trail of destruction in the form […]
June 23, 2016

Toward an Integrated Resource Management strategy?

Management strategies must recognize the interconnections between human and biophysical systems to improve sustainability in cities. How could this be done? Integrated Resource Management provides […]
May 26, 2016

Renewably Energized ‘Urban’scapes: What Now After the Innovations?

If we could imagine a world in which urban landscapes are energized entirely with renewables… what would this world look like? Beyond traffic stalled with […]
May 12, 2016

Who is responsible for building codes?

Cities are responsible for about 75% of a country’s energy use, and 50% of its CO2 emissions. The culprit? Buildings.   Buildings are huge energy […]
April 28, 2016

The Evolution of Public Transport Ticketing

Public transport ticketing may seem like a trivial issue, but it is more important than most of us realize. While trains and tracks have looked […]
February 17, 2016
The Ruhr area – infrastructres and settlements

Gleanings from Governance and Green Infrastructures: A 2015 IGLUS Snapshot in Dortmund

Authors: Karsten Zimmermann, Andreas Putlitz, Robin Chang @TUD The Rhine-Ruhr agglomeration constitutes the perfect environment for the IGLUS Executive Master Program. With more than 11 […]
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