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Professor David King Publishes Papers on Transport Economics and Policy

by | August 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Category: Publications

Professor David King recently published the following papers: King, David A., Jonathan Peters and Cameron Gordon. (2014) “Does Road Pricing Affect Port Freight Activity: Recent Evidence from the Port ofNew York and New Jersey” Research in Transportation Economics, in press. King, David A. and Eric Goldwyn. (2014) “Why Do Regulated Jitney Services Often Fail? Evidence from the New York City Group Ride Vehicle Project,” Transport Policy, in press.

CSUD Affiliate David King Presents at the World Symposium on Transportion Land Use

by | August 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Category: Uncategorized

CSUD Research Affiliate and Assistant Professor of Urban Planning David King,  presented two papers at the World Symposium on Transportation and Land Use Research in Delft, the Netherlands. The first, “Assessing the long term land use changes associated with San Diego light rail: How long should we wait for change?” with Center Ph.D. Affiliate Lauren Fischer ; […]

CSUD Sponsors Thompsett and Mulligan Talk on Kibera and Access to Water and Sanitation

by | June 10, 2014
Category: Events

“WATSAN Portal: Kibera – Improving Access to Water and Sanitation in Nairobi’s largest slum” will be presented by Anna Tompsett and Joe Mulligan on Thursday, June 19th, 2014, at 11 am, Buell Hall, Room 300 South. WATSAN Portal: Kibera is a web-based tool that makes geo-referenced data on municipal infrastructure networks available to improve access to water and sanitation in Kibera, Nairobi. Using […]

Anna Rubbo Mentioned for the 2014 UIA Vassilis Sgoutas Prize

by | June 5, 2014
Category: Uncategorized

Anna Rubbo, adjunct senior scholar at CSUD, has been awarded a mention by the Jury of the International Union of Architects (UIA) for the Vassilis Sgoutas Prize.  This category recognizes ‘architecture serving the most impoverished and the conception of inventive solutions for reducing poverty and indigence’.  Winners will be announced at the 25th UIA World […]

CSUD Ph.D. Student Affiliates Participate in IGERT Symposium and Poster Session

by | June 4, 2014
Category: Events

On May 28,2014 CSUD Ph.D. Student Affiliates participated in the first ever IGERT Symposium and Poster Session held at Columbia University.  The IGERT program, or the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship, is funded by the National Science Foundation and IGERT awards have been made to numerous universities in the US across many disciplines.  The […]

Anna Rubbo, CSUD Adjunct Senior Scholar, Continues to Research and Engage through Publications and Exhibit

by | May 19, 2014
Category: Publications

Here are some recent examples of Anna’s work: Rubbo, A.  (2013). ‘The Griffins’ Contribution to Sydney Modernism’, Edwards, D. (ed.)  in Sydney Moderns: Art of the Interwar Years, NSWE: AGNSW Rubbo,A., Bullock, M.  Neumann, M., Ramakrishnan, D., van den Bussche, J., Chan, W. (2013) People Building Better Cities Traveling Exhibition. Rubbo, A.. (2012) Design Education as Engaged Practice: […]

CSUD & PBBC at World Urban Forum

by | April 15, 2014
Category: Events

CSUD & PBBC at World Urban Forum Adjunct Senior Scholar Anna Rubbo successfully concluded her traveling exhibition on “People Building Better Cities”. She will be representing CSUD at the World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia  with an exhibition space devoted to participatory urban design work. Anna can be reached at anna.rubbo@sydney.edu.au for further details. The schedule of […]

New CSUD Publications

by | April 15, 2014
Category: Publications

CSUD Director Sclar has completed a book with  Måns Lönnroth and Chris Wolmar with a March release date: Urban Access for the 21st Century: Finance and Governance Models for Transport Infrastructure.    Williams, Sarah, Elizabeth Marcello and Jacqueline M. Klopp. 2013. “Toward Open Source Kenya: Creating and Sharing a GIS Database of Nairobi” Annals of the Association of American Geographers  […]

CSUD Happenings

by | April 15, 2014
Category: Events

On January 28, 2014 CSUD along with its partners at the University of Nairobi, MIT and Groupshot launched a comprehensive pubic transit map and data base. The map and more information can be found at digitalmatatus.com.  The event was widely covered in the local press in Kenya and also was featured in Next City and Atlantic Cities.   CSUD Director […]

New public transit map for Nairobi launched!

by | February 4, 2014
Categories: Events, Uncategorized

On January 28th, CSUD as part of the Digital Matatu team, helped launch a new, comprehensive public transit map and data base for Nairobi. Co-hosted by the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations, the event involved key policymakers for the city and the County of Nairobi announced its formal adoption of the map which is critical […]