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.
This past week, I flew to Berlin to throw down with the Refugees Hackathon.
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.
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).
It’s been a long few weeks. As mentioned in my last post, I was honored by the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals to be a finalist in their poster competition. Between the generosity of APBP, WOBO, and my own department at Berkeley, I was able to attend the APBP Professional Development Seminar in Charlotte, […]
The nine things I’m doing right now at Berkeley and elsewhere.
The second most frustrating thing at the Transportation Camp West unconference was the “Making Transit Sexy” discussion. My exasperation returned when I stumbled upon this article. “Transit-oriented everything,” said one attendee. “Fix crappy cabs,” said another. ”Public transit — sexy!” ”Fix Clipper now!” ”Multimodal transit haiku.” “What about a ‘Report a Problem’ app?” an audience member suggested. Frequent […]