Oakland Urban Paths

What’s the largest group of people you’ve ever convinced to walk under a freeway with you? This month I led an Oakland Urban Paths walk of Oakland’s estuary and Lake Merritt channel titled: Water and Change.

Oakland Urban Paths

What’s the largest group of people you’ve ever convinced to walk under a freeway with you? This month I led an Oakland Urban Paths walk of Oakland’s estuary and Lake Merritt channel titled: Water and Change.

TransportationCamp California

TransportationCamp organized an unconference day during CalACT’s (California Association for Coordinated Transportation) Fall Conference in Sonoma County. This was an exciting departure from TranspoCamp’s usual urban habitat, and revealed an off distinction around innovation.

TransportationCamp California

TransportationCamp organized an unconference day during CalACT’s (California Association for Coordinated Transportation) Fall Conference in Sonoma County. This was an exciting departure from TranspoCamp’s usual urban habitat, and revealed an off distinction around innovation.

Refugees Hackathon

This past week, I flew to Berlin to throw down with the Refugees Hackathon.

Refugees Hackathon

This past week, I flew to Berlin to throw down with the Refugees Hackathon.

Civic Tech Procurements

I’m generally wary of the fanaticism around civic tech, but found myself nonetheless at the Code for America Summit in Oakland this week, genuinely impressed by Codeando Mexico‘s Retos Públicos open technology procurement platform.

Civic Tech Procurements

I’m generally wary of the fanaticism around civic tech, but found myself nonetheless at the Code for America Summit in Oakland this week, genuinely impressed by Codeando Mexico‘s Retos Públicos open technology procurement platform.

The People’s Athletics

This is a cross-post from Karen Hester’s Loakal blog. It explores the wonderful but unlikely fantasy of a publicly-owned Oakland Athletics.

The People’s Athletics

This is a cross-post from Karen Hester’s Loakal blog. It explores the wonderful but unlikely fantasy of a publicly-owned Oakland Athletics.

Memes, Puns, and Selfies

This week I presented a map of Chinese media memes at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum. I was invited to collaborate by The Civic Beat as a cartographer, but we ended up creating something much bigger than a map.

Memes, Puns, and Selfies

This week I presented a map of Chinese media memes at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum. I was invited to collaborate by The Civic Beat as a cartographer, but we ended up creating something much bigger than a map.

Downtown Oakland

It’s been a while since I made a map, so here’s a map.

Downtown Oakland

It’s been a while since I made a map, so here’s a map.

Oakland DOT

Oakland is having a transportation moment. To help keep the momentum going, I wrote two op-eds this month in support of the creation of Oakland’s first Department of Transportation.

Oakland DOT

Oakland is having a transportation moment. To help keep the momentum going, I wrote two op-eds this month in support of the creation of Oakland’s first Department of Transportation.

TRB: Second Paper

I’m honored that this year the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of North America chose to accept my second paper. The topic: strategies to reduce rural vehicle-miles traveled (VMT).

TRB: Second Paper

I’m honored that this year the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of North America chose to accept my second paper. The topic: strategies to reduce rural vehicle-miles traveled (VMT).

BPJ Volume 27

Rarely able to fully extricate myself from anything, I’m happy to join the Berkeley Planning Journal in announcing the release of volume 27 (available now for free online, because of course).

BPJ Volume 27

Rarely able to fully extricate myself from anything, I’m happy to join the Berkeley Planning Journal in announcing the release of volume 27 (available now for free online, because of course).