Urban Planning

June 22, 2015 | Smart & Resilient Cities

San Francisco (CA) — Boston, MA Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Hattiesburg, MS Mayor Johnny Dupree have been awarded first place honors in the 2015 City Livability Awards Program during The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 83rd Annual Meeting in Dallas.

June 16, 2015 | S&RC Editorial Network

CoreFirst LLC, a producer of seismic retrofit systems for commercial and institutional buildings, has partnered with Vancouver, B.C.-based Weir-Jones Engineering Consultants to commercialize Weir-Jones' ShakeAlarm earthquake early warning system (EEWS) in the U.S. The first U.S. installation of... read more

Last April when John N. Stewart, senior vice president & chief security and trust officer at Cisco, was making his way through the sessions at the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco he recognized a gap.

June 14, 2015

It was six men of the urban world
To learning much inclined,
Who went to see the Smart City Elephant
(Though all of them were blind),
That each by observation
Might satisfy his mind.

June 05, 2015

On Tuesday, March 24, an overturned fish truck turned Seattle into a parking lot, giving residents of this traffic-clogged city yet another reminder of the pitfalls of a transportation system built almost entirely around automobiles.

| S&RC Editorial Network

The United Nations estimates that by 2050, 66% of the world’s population will be living in cities, up from the 54% in urban areas today.

June 04, 2015

Hearing Henry Paulson, above, talk about sustainable economic growth and a cleaner environment gives me hope that bipartisan solutions are possible. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) "Just give cities a chance!" That was Benjamin Barber's rallying cry at the Chicago Forum on Global Cities last... read more

June 07, 2015 | S&RC Content Partner

Mixed use properties around the world are evolving to address demographic and social trends, meet consumer demands, support the goals of local communities, and address the financial and return requirements of their investors. Examine cutting edge trends and synergies in concept and design,... read more

June 06, 2015 | S&RC Editorial Network

Amidst an intensive schedule that reflected both the demands of her position and sponsors' and attendees' desire to interact with the new president, Ms. Hopper made time to sit down with TM&E to discuss some issues related to ITS now and in the near future. The following is an edited... read more

May 30, 2015

This time I have an exhilarating conversation with Thomas Rau, architect and in a way a philosopher as well. He is well known for his sustainable and human-centered architecture and how it demonstrates and creates awareness of how human activities influence the built environment. I think the... read more

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