Contributions from the IGLUS network of resource experts
VOL 2, ISSUE 3
Puerto Rico’s Largest
Assessment of A
Multidimensional Crisis for An Urban Governance
Since the 1980’s, Puerto Rico has been trying to find a coherent answer to a decadeslong issue of informal settlements right in the heart of its capital city, San Juan. At first, the approach was the traditional top-bottom authoritarian removal-relocation of slum dwellers to massive standard-typology public-housing developments.
VOL 2, ISSUE 2
A Framework and Governance Implications of Real-Time Identification of Traffic Accidents in Cities: Case of Athens
In this work, the traffic problems in Athens city are discussed, and a new framework for the real-time identification of traffic accidents in cities is proposed. The framework transcends technological, economic and societal implications of traffic accidents in cities.
VOL 2, ISSUE 1
Reformation & Transformation of Mobility in India’s Economic Capital
Transportation plays a decisive factor in determining the health of a city. “Reformation and Transformation of Mobility in India’s Economic Capital” aims at understanding the evolution of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and the implications of shift in the transport behaviour on the mobility infrastructure of the city as well at personal, social, and environmental levels.
VOL 1, ISSUE 3
Quayside Smart Community Case – Study of Sidewalk Lab’s ‘City as a Platform’
Sidewalk Labs offered a unique vision of a new kind of mixed-use, complete community on Toronto’s Eastern Waterfront at Quayside, which they called their ‘city as a platform.’ Key to this vision was a digital layer of highly complex digital infrastructure and systems that enabled the creation and management of digitally-enabled services.
VOL 1, ISSUE 2
A New Urban Transportation System for the TXL Masterplan in Berlin
The rapid growth of cities raises the challenge of organizing mobility in a smarter and more sustainable manner. City governments face a trade-off between the investment in incremental improvements to the existing infrastructure or developing new technologies towards a smart city.
VOL 1, ISSUE 1
Urban mobility in the interior of Brazil: A diagnosis of Northern Paraná
Urban mobility has been facing great challenges at the regional level, especially in developing countries. It is also the case in Brazil, where it has dozens of large urban areas affected by a mobility plan, which has brought losses to the quality of urban life for the local economy and distanced cities, creating a social imbalance.