Thursday, September 13, 2012
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
We have no money gentlemen, so we shall have to think.
– Ernest Rutherford, on taking over Cavendish Laboratory in 1919
If you wish to make a contribution to support the Getting Around: : Cities, Complexity, Indolence and the Sliver Arrow of Equity book project and two-year research and testing program behind it, here is how to transfer funds to support this work:
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Monday, September 10, 2012
Here please find a selection of articles taken from the archives of World Streets, each of which reporting briefly on a concept or event that I as editor and author consider to be worthy of the attention of our several thousand international readers. I am reviewing these for ideas, materials and clues in support of a book in progress under the title "The Third Transportation Revolution: Cities, Indolence, Complexity and the Equity Agenda". More will be posted on this project shortly.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Thinking about Equity-Based Transport Systems: Get Ready to Embrace Complexity (or Get Off the Bridge)
As is or at least should by now be well known, a transportation "system" is well more than a collection of largely free-standing bits of infrastructure, modes, links, agencies, institutions, operators and more, concerning which decision scan be taken on a piecemeal basis. . It is in fact a textbook example of a disorganized complex system, or more specifically a vast, chaotic but ultimately manageable ecosystem. And if it is our ambition -- which it should be -- to construct, or rather reconstruct, our city transport systems into functional high-performing sustainable ecosystems. it can help to build up our understanding of the process in steps.--> Read on:
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Priority for Public Transport in Tallinn (Probably the Best)
- Eric Britton, 06. september 2012 01:00
Op-Ed from today's Estonian Times: http://goo.gl/7gkFJ (in Estonian)--> Read on: