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Klopp Shares Story of Digital Matatus at the University of Miami

by | December 2, 2014
Categories: Events, Uncategorized

Jacqueline Klopp, associate research scholar, was invited to give a talk at the University of Miami’s Department of Geography and Regional Studies on November 19th.  Her talk, “Mapping and Mobilizing Change for Cities:  The Story of the Digital Matatus“, discussed how maps and data are powerful, multi-edged tools and how advocates for more equitable and […]

Sclar in Financial Times re: HS2

by | December 2, 2014
Category: Publications

Elliott Sclar, center director, recently published a letter in the Financial Times on November 24th. His letter, “HS2 has no magical powers of job creation”, refuted another writer’s claim that high speed rail creates high quality jobs.  Sclar pointed out that aside from construction jobs, it is “an innovative society, with a well-educated and stable […]

Jacqueline Klopp Recognized for Commitment to Nairobi

by | October 20, 2014
Category: Uncategorized

Associate Research Scholar Jacqueline Klopp was recognized for her civic consciousness in an OpEd piece in Kenya’s newspaper the Daily Nation. Godwin Murunga of the University of Nairobi applauded her lifelong dedication to community involvement and advocacy as well as her deep understanding of and contribution to Kenyan transport policies and projects.  “Her work stands […]

Elliott Sclar Delivered Talk on Access and Immobility at Northwestern University

by | October 20, 2014
Category: Uncategorized

Center Director Elliott Sclar will deliver a talk on “Paying for Access, but Getting Immobility: Rethinking Finance and Governance Models for 21st Century Urban Transportation” on October 2 at the Northwestern University Transportation Center.  Sclar also spoke at the EI Practicum on Science-based Solutions to Sustainability on September 30th where he addressed the issue of […]

Digital Matatu Map accepted at Istanbul Biennial

by | October 20, 2014
Category: Awards

The Digital Matatu map poster has been accepted and will be in the Mapmaker Manifesto curation of the Istanbul Biennial from 14 September to 20 October 2014. The Center is a member of the Digital Matatu consortium which has produced the first contemporary transit map and data base for Nairobi. The project was also mentioned on NPR […]

Anna Rubbo Recognized for Her Humanitarian Work at UIA Durban

by | August 19, 2014
Category: Awards

CSUD Adjunct Senior Scholar, Anna Rubbo has been awarded a Vassilis Sgoutas Prize as “founder of the Global Studio and (for) her educational and humanitarian work.” Anna and other winners received their prizes on 6 August at the 25th International Union of Architects (UIA) World Congress in Durban, South Africa.  At the congress, Anna hosted […]

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 […]