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City Atlas Has Launched!

September 22, 2011
City Atlas Has Launched!

We are thrilled to announce that the City Atlas is now launched and running. We are still in a beta testing mode, but all of our content is up there and the site will be functioning, updated, and utilized from now on! Please do come and check it out for your self but a recap […]

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Art and Transit and String Instruments

September 12, 2011
Art and Transit and String Instruments

There was a lot of serious stuff going on in the world of environmental politique last week. From hydrofracking to the Regional Green House Gas emissions initiative, New York policy makers were busy. More on these issues later this week, but for now, I just wanted to share this most excellent project by Alexander Chen, […]

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The MTA and Subterranean Burials

July 26, 2011
The MTA and Subterranean Burials

The resignation of Jay Walder, has been stirring up discussion about the timely completion of MTA projects under way, including the Second Avenue Subway, 7 Line Extension and the East Side Access.  The East Side Access project has garnered less attention than the other two, even though its impact will be as important. Like many […]

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If you Could Trade in your Car for Eternal Free Mass Transit, Would You?

July 12, 2011
If you Could Trade in your Car for Eternal Free Mass Transit, Would You?

Us New Yorkers are not likely to be faced with this question any time soon, although CISC’s philanthropic founder did commission an exceptional report on the merits of free mass transit and what it could potentially do for our city. But the near half million residents of Murcia, Spain got to ponder this offer quite […]

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Sao Paulo, Public Transit and the World Cup

July 11, 2011
Sao Paulo, Public Transit and the World Cup

Brazil is set to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. As with the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, and the 2008 Olympics in China, Brazil is using the two sporting events to showcase its rapid development and encourage investment. All of this is further magnified by the fact that the […]

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