Reforming Transport in Cities: Cleaner Air, Fewer Emissions

3.7 million people. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this is the number of individuals who die each year due to air pollution. At this rate, simple math dictates that more than 120 million people will die because of outdoor air pollution by 2050. Unfortunately, however, this estimate of fatalities is optimistic, as air pollution … More Reforming Transport in Cities: Cleaner Air, Fewer Emissions

Trash Fantastic: Learning from Cities Across the Globe to Create the Best Trash Can

Wangũi Kamonji This Big City August 2, 2015 rban areas concentrate not only economic and social production, but also waste production. Waste that is often addressed at the end of a long chain of actors- manufacturers, retailers, consumers, disposers, municipal councils, collectors, recyclers. And thus waste’s final destination and the impacts of the same are … More Trash Fantastic: Learning from Cities Across the Globe to Create the Best Trash Can

How Drones Are Mapping Cities and Improving Road Safety

Erin Kenney, Erin Staver, Maoqi Sun The City Fix July 31, 2015   A few days ago (July 28-30), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) met in California to discuss the future of personal and commercial drone use. NASA’s eagerness to deliberate on drones comes as a response to rising drone use across the … More How Drones Are Mapping Cities and Improving Road Safety