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GIS as a Catalyst for Change in the Fire Service

October 30, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Faced with big reductions in public sector funding, fire and rescue services in England have to make fundamental changes to their working practices. Many are finding that the key to smarter working is to have a better understanding of the geography of risk. …

Study Measures How Urban Sprawl Impedes Social Interaction

April 22, 2013 - in Planning, Transportation

Long commute times and urban areas that leapfrog over open space make it harder for people to socialize, but cities that are decentralized are even worse,…

Is It Time to Move Past Urban Studies and Toward Urbanization Science?

March 19, 2013 - in Smart Cities

William Solecki compares the current study of cities to natural history in the 19th century. Back then most natural scientists were content to explore…