When We’re All Urban Planners is a great article on the use of technology in participation. All the different techniques mentioned on GreenCityStreets are described in this story by David Lepeska on Next City (September 17, 2012). It’s a little dated now, but it’s an excellent way to help understand where we are today. Next […]
From: “Data Driven Cities“, by Sally Kneeshaw in URBACT News: 22 January 2015: Nesta in the UK, in collaboration with Code for Europe partners, hosts the Civic Exchange network allowing cities to find and share technology in order to deliver better public services. The showcase starts from the fact that cities across Europe share similar problems, […]
I’m organising a roundtable discussion on using social applications (social networks, crowd sourced reporting, online games, wikis, and other tools) for helping improve sustainable transport. We’ll start by identifying existing applications and then brainstorm ideas for Vienna (and beyond). If there’s interest we’ll organise a group to develop a real application or two. If you […]
I made three presentations about GreenCityStreets at the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress 2012 which was just held in Vienna. Here’s a link to my personal blog with links to the presentations: andynash.com The presentations were well received and we are looking forward to finding a public transport agency looking for an innovative way to […]
Last week I developed a video for the Vienna Content Award. Every year Vienna awards prizes for “content” oriented products (films, games, art, consumer goods, etc.) developed in the city. It’s a neat idea designed to showcase designers and products made in Vienna. Naturally the video is a music video parody … I’ll share the link […]
Social networking is a fundamental part of the GreenCityStreets concept. Here’s a good summer reading list on social networking from UC Berkeley … UC Berkeley Social Networking Reading List. Maybe you want to read some of these while waiting for a bus!
One of GreenCityStreets’ main goals is using new technologies to help improve urban transport and urban planning in general. An important part of this effort is helping educate people about what really goes on in cities. With better understanding we hope people can help identify and even implement ideas that can improve their cities. A […]