Autonomous Vehicles

Automotive Vehicles (AV’s) otherwise known as self-driving vehicles, operate by computer software driving you safely from A to B. This can be done in a shorter travel time and can run almost 24/7. I will explore the role AV’s and why would they be beneficial to us today. The technology is still being understood and…
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Comment on “Sustainable Urban Transport in Chinese Cities”, by Runyu Zhang

The problem of traffic congestion in China explained by my colleague Runyu Zhang is a similar case to other cities in recently industrialized countries (Worldatlas, 2017), where the entry of more cars is collapsing the road infrastructure, causing unbearable traffic and generating higher contaminant emissions into the atmosphere. This is another example of how unsustainable…
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COMMENT ON YILAN ZHANG’S POST ‘SHARING-BIKES: A “NEW NORMAL” FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT IN CHINESE CITIES’

In Yilan’s post, she talked about the sharing-bike system which became normal and popular as a sustainable transport. Sustainable mobility gives the suggest finding an effective way to product a consumption system which satisfies a demand for transportation (Vezzoli, et al., 2008). Nowadays, the public bicycle systems, or bike sharing system is under development. China…
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PUBLIC SPACES: THE TENSION BETWEEN CONTROL AND DEMOCRACY

  It is a common affirmation that open spaces are the scenarios of civic life par excellence. However, is this citizen right really guaranteed in contemporary public places?  This post is related to the lecture led by Dr. Georgiana Varna, who emphasized in the definition and appropriation that people make of public spaces. According with…
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AN EXPLORATION OF THE DESIGN OF NEIGHBOURHOODS — Garden City

In this lecture, there were several areas that were covered. It covered neighbourhood design which included concepts related to site analysis, transport, clustering, centres & use, open space design and network of streets. The session also covered the ‘origins of the idea’ where the lecture looks at the origins of ideas and concepts about neighbourhood…
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Sharing-bikes: A “New Normal” for Sustainable Transport in Chinese Cities.

“The definition of mobility today is no longer just about traditional transport, it now entails application of the latest technologies, including big data, digitalized infrastructure, and cloud computing, to solve problems not only in the transport sector but also in urban planning, environmental protection, and sustainable development,” said Randeep Sudan, an Information Communication Technology advisor…
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