Archives for July 2015

Disrupting the transportation paradigm

Transportation is one of the slowest changing industries, and is not often disrupted. So the last major disrupter arguably was the automobile, which by displacing walking, the bicycle and the horse, not only had a profound impact on how we travel, but also changed our spatial economy through its influence on land use patterns. Now, suddenly, […]

||||| Like It 11 Like |||||

Sydney embarks on the 100 Resilient Cities journey

On June 26, 150 participants gathered at Sydney’s Customs House at Circular Quay, in an atmosphere of excitement and enthusiasm to be part of the launch of the city’s journey towards resilience as one of the world’s 100 Resilient Cities as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s program. The Agenda-Setting Workshop, as it’s known, marked the […]

||||| Like It 1 Like |||||

Dallas DARTs ahead: AUS-US exchange

This post is part of a series about the inaugural U.S.-Australian City Exchange on Local Finance Mechanisms presented by the Future Cities Collaborative, an initiative of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, with the support of New South Wales Trade and Investment and AECOM. The Exchange allows city leaders to examine […]

||||| Like It 3 Like |||||