Little/big; producer/consumer; and the story of the Smarter City

Little/big; producer/consumer; and the story of the Smarter City.

Really interesting article from the urban technologist, partly relating to how information can inform travel choices within the city.

We have always known that the best way to influence people is give them the information to make their own decisions, but have insisted instead on building yet more and more roads that serve to pollute and congest our urban environments.

FUTURE CITIES NEED TO EMBRACE THE BICYCLE – this presentation from MIPIM further endorses the idea that the quality of cities of the future will be measured by the number of people cycling and the quality of public transport; not by the availability of cheap parking spaces.

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