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New Development Patterns for a New Economy

December 10, 2013 - in Planning

Leaders in all metropolitan areas must make decisions about their economic base and future growth patterns. Will they continue the late 20th century pattern of spread-out development that is hostile to pedestrians, bicyclists and transit? Or will they layer…

Quake Changes Christchurch Crime Patterns

May 28, 2013 - in Analysis, Security

Crime maps reveal a major shift in trouble spots throughout Christchurch since the earthquakes. Police are using computer modelling to identify hotspots…

Urban Research: The Laws of the City

June 23, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Better technology has turned cities into fountains of data that confirm known regularities and reveal striking new patterns. This could transform how…