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Look! 👀 gathered their own important takeaways from our Urbanism Next Conference! ✓ Check it out:
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UrbanismNext Jun 17
Congrats to all of the 2019 PPPM grads! 🦆
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UrbanismNext Jun 17
The showdown continues: Uber and Lyft are (not surprisingly) fighting for marketshare—and arguably wanting a monopoly—in San Francisco around . 🚲 Get the details in our latest blog:
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UrbanismNext Jun 14
How can cities make work? 🚗💵 , co-founder of & explains why an open marketplace approach could be the answer.
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UrbanismNext Jun 13
It’s important to create open platforms around the issues surrounding transit and related apps. 📲 This resource provides a great discussion point on the issues at hand:
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UrbanismNext Jun 12
If you hate traffic as much as you love online shopping, you may want to freeze that finger. ☝ Research suggests the boom in plays an outsize role in worsening urban congestion and pollution.
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UrbanismNext Jun 11
Millennials are not only moving to cities over suburbs, but also staying there long term (contrary to some predictions). 🏢🏘 Big news if this trend sticks, with impacts on transportation, voting, health and more...
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UrbanismNext Jun 10
Summer is almost here, and you know what means: the days are getting longer, the nights are getting warmer—and prime scooting season is upon us. ☀🛴Find out why are electrifying the future of mobility in our latest blog:
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UrbanismNext Jun 7
A final (very important) takeaway from is that collaboration is KEY. 🔑 There needs to be open communication between the private and public sectors. Also, built environment disciplines need to be working in tandem and learning from each other.
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Nico Larco Jun 6
Not surprising, but unsettling all the same. Cities need to figure out how to shape MaaS platforms to make sure they are open and include the widest possible range of transport options.
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UrbanismNext Jun 6
Data was quite the hot topic 🔥 at . One key takeaway was that coming to a consensus on shared standards will be critical to the development of public-private partnerships. 📸:
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UrbanismNext Jun 5
Why do we allow the delivery of a box with a single nail clipper during the peak hour? Why do you need to ship a single tomato during rush hour?" 🤔 - of on the growth of and free shipping, a key takeaway from :
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UrbanismNext Jun 5
Great work by and Planning, Public Policy & Management students! 👏👏
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UrbanismNext Jun 3
“Equity is not a commitment. It’s a practice. To arrive at a more equitable future, we have to start now, by building equity into every stage of planning, pilot project, and program." - of on a key takeaway from :
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UrbanismNext Jun 3
You guys. Our 2019 Urbanism Next Conference brought together over 500 people. 😱 We couldn't possibly cover all of the important and thought-provoking discussions that were had, BUT here is a selection of our key takeaways:
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UrbanismNext May 31
E-commerce giant is expanding logistics operations as it tries to curb shipping costs. 📦
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Nico Larco May 30
Cities are still not planning for AVs... Yes - even if it might be a while before they arrive, planning horizons are long, implications are large, and cities should be addressing this future in their plans and policies.
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UrbanismNext May 30
Can deliver equity? Find out tomorrow at 11:30am PDT when and prof Anne Brown delivers a free seminar at . Watch from anywhere online 💻 for free:
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UrbanismNext May 29
Vancouver necessitates that a minimum threshold of two and three-bedroom homes per project be developed to prevent out-migration of young families to the suburbs. 🏠
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Nico Larco May 29
If this sticks, it will affect everything. Transportation, voting, equity, economy, the environment. List goes on and on.
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