2011 Ecocities Conference

The 2011 Ecocities conference just wrapped up in Montreal. Overall it was a good conference. The concept of Ecocities (although not defined in the conference program or anywhere else I could find) seemed just broad enough to attract a good variety and quality of...

Research Recap. Vol 3

Summer has been busy in the research world. Seems like the time when people are able to sit down and put pen to paper on the ideas that have been hatching during the academic year. There are lots of papers to talk about but here are a few. First, Stephen John writes...

Health Impact Assessement of Bike Sharing

This just in, a great study from researchers at the Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Barcelona, Spain examines the health impact (operationalized by all cause mortality) of the Bicing public bicycle share program. Bottom line, as confirmed by a few...