Category Archives: Planning Support

Big Data in the Big Apple

What we can learn here from New York: an interesting report from Eddie Copeland at the Policy Exchange. Fascinating reading from the place where open data was invented, and where Urban Mechanics was begun. I quote from the blurb: Today marks the … Continue reading

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Modelling: Big Questions Remain

Recently I was asked to speculate on what strides had been made in urban and transport modelling during the last 20 years and what did I think models would evolve to in the next 20. The current editorial in EPB … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Old Days

I first met Leo Kadanoff in Cambridge, England in the summer of 1974, I think. He would not remember me but he had been invited to give a talk on urban dynamics at the second Cambridge Land Use and Built … Continue reading

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