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#London is getting ready to welcome new #Tube trains for the next 40 years. Last week, London unveiled the new cars to the public for the first time, and when the trains finally hit the tracks starting in the mid-2020s, they’ll bring an appreciable list of improvements to riders. #Transit #UK #Subway #Train #Urban #UrbanPlanning #Tech

#London is getting ready to welcome new #Tube trains for the next 40 years. Last week, London unveiled the new cars to the public for the first time, and when the trains finally hit the tracks starting in the mid-2020s, they’ll bring an appreciable list of improvements to riders. #Transit #UK #Subway #Train #Urban #UrbanPlanning #Tech

Had the immense pleasure last night to listen to ‪##Oakland‬ mayoral candidate‪ #LibbySchaaf‬ discuss affordable & market rate housing, holistic approaches to reducing crime including police department reform & early age truancy prevention, ‪#OpenData‬, educational arts funding and a great deal of other initiatives that would make Oakland a great place to live. #Politics #Election #JeanQuan #BayArea #Government #Innovation #Tech #SiliconValley #Housing #RealEstate #Cities #California #SanFrancisco #Vote #Alameda #Nov4  (at The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment)

Had the immense pleasure last night to listen to ‪##Oakland‬ mayoral candidate‪ #LibbySchaaf‬ discuss affordable & market rate housing, holistic approaches to reducing crime including police department reform & early age truancy prevention, ‪#OpenData‬, educational arts funding and a great deal of other initiatives that would make Oakland a great place to live. #Politics #Election #JeanQuan #BayArea #Government #Innovation #Tech #SiliconValley #Housing #RealEstate #Cities #California #SanFrancisco #Vote #Alameda #Nov4 (at The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment)

Had the immense pleasure last night to listen to ‪#‎Oakland‬ mayoral candidate‪ #‎LibbySchaaf‬ discuss affordable & market rate housing, holistic approaches to reducing crime including police department reform & early age truancy prevention, ‪#‎OpenData‬, educational arts funding and a great deal of other initiatives that would make Oakland a great place to live. #Politics #Election #JeanQuan #BayArea #Government #Innovation #Tech #SiliconValley #Housing #RealEstate #Cities #California #SanFrancisco #Vote #Alameda #Nov4

Had the immense pleasure last night to listen to ‪#‎Oakland‬ mayoral candidate‪ #‎LibbySchaaf‬ discuss affordable & market rate housing, holistic approaches to reducing crime including police department reform & early age truancy prevention, ‪#‎OpenData‬, educational arts funding and a great deal of other initiatives that would make Oakland a great place to live. #Politics #Election #JeanQuan #BayArea #Government #Innovation #Tech #SiliconValley #Housing #RealEstate #Cities #California #SanFrancisco #Vote #Alameda #Nov4

Following a long day of transit delays and system glitches I had a great workout and followed it up with a #vegan tofu scramble with edamame served over a bed of brown rice and topped with Sriracha.  (at Beautiful Lake Merritt)

Following a long day of transit delays and system glitches I had a great workout and followed it up with a #vegan tofu scramble with edamame served over a bed of brown rice and topped with Sriracha. (at Beautiful Lake Merritt)

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East Side | San Diegoby Jared Lawrence

megalopoliscity:

East Side | San Diego

by Jared Lawrence

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designersofthings:

Dubai Police Fighting Crime with Google Glass
Dubai is about to go full out Robocop with the use of Google Glass for fighting crime. The city has already outfitted its police with Glass to report minor traffic violations. Now, according to a report from Reuteurs, they intend to issue its detectives with Glass to find criminals using facial recognition.
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designersofthings:

Dubai Police Fighting Crime with Google Glass

Dubai is about to go full out Robocop with the use of Google Glass for fighting crime. The city has already outfitted its police with Glass to report minor traffic violations. Now, according to a report from Reuteurs, they intend to issue its detectives with Glass to find criminals using facial recognition.

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bobbycaputo:

Thought-Provoking Photos Reveal the Complexities of Life As a Chinese Muslim Woman

For Musilin: Call Her Fatimah, photographer Giulia Marchi traces the experience of modern Chinese Muslim women through 22-year-old Ding Lan, one of the many young people studying at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt. Mostly in their early twenties, Ding Lan, whose Muslim name is Fatimah, and her peers make the journey from their hometowns throughout the provinces Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, and Henan in hopes of building a deeper understanding of their cultural history outside of China, where they make up the minority population. At the university, students study the Koran and Islamic law while learning to read and write in Arabic.

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Don’t watch the clock. Do what it does.

Keep going.

Sam Levenson (via collegegrindorg)

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mapsontheweb:

Invasions and Migrations during the Late Bronze Age Collapse ca.1200 BC

mapsontheweb:

Invasions and Migrations during the Late Bronze Age Collapse ca.1200 BC

What disappoints me about #Oakland is how the only new residential units coming online are only reserved for senior citizens and #HUD subsidized #BMR. Seriously if we keep refusing to finance the necessary pipeline of housing Oakland will be just as expensive as #SanFrancisco with only half the amenities. #LakeMerritt #TotesOak #UrbanPlanning (at Beautiful Lake Merritt)

What disappoints me about #Oakland is how the only new residential units coming online are only reserved for senior citizens and #HUD subsidized #BMR. Seriously if we keep refusing to finance the necessary pipeline of housing Oakland will be just as expensive as #SanFrancisco with only half the amenities. #LakeMerritt #TotesOak #UrbanPlanning (at Beautiful Lake Merritt)

dyatica:

Largest US cities with the highest share of bicycle commuters. Source.

dyatica:

Largest US cities with the highest share of bicycle commuters. Source.

To make our cities green, we have to think blue

The Utopian City That Wasn’t

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Do you want to know about the birth of Canberra? 

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Urban Planning Graphics

landscape-a-design:

Urban Planning Graphics

environmentalillnessnetwork:

A study published in Environmental Health Perspectives concluded that “Modifying existing built environments to make them more walkable may reduce childhood obesity.”

environmentalillnessnetwork:

A study published in Environmental Health Perspectives concluded that “Modifying existing built environments to make them more walkable may reduce childhood obesity.”