Memo: Sustainable Transportation 6

Part of a series of "reading memos" that offer a brief summary of interesting academic content along with my personal reflections. This one covers Dablanc & Rodrigue's chapter ("The Geography of Urban Freight") from The Geography of Urban Transportation. Summary Urban freight distribution is the transportation of goods by/for commercial entities in cities (including warehousing, … Continue reading Memo: Sustainable Transportation 6

Urbanized (Film)

I recently watched Gary Hustwit's film Urbanized - and then quickly realized I was watching it for the third or fourth time, since I keep forgetting it and then getting intrigued whenever I see it mentioned. 😅 Hence, I'm writing up a brief synopsis and some main takeaways from the film, so I don't forget … Continue reading Urbanized (Film)

Memo: Sustainable Transportation 5

Part of a series of "reading memos" that offer a brief summary of interesting academic content along with my personal reflections. This one covers Chapter 5 and 10 (streets and parking) from Jeffrey Tumlin's Sustainable Transportation Planning. Summary Streets need to accommodate a wide variety of uses (e.g., autos, pedestrians, bicyclists, transit, and goods delivery), … Continue reading Memo: Sustainable Transportation 5

Memo: Sustainable Transportation 3.2

Part of a series of "reading memos" that offer a brief summary of interesting academic content along with my personal reflections. This one covers chapter 8 from Jeffrey Tumlin's Sustainable Transportation Planning. Summary The author introduces the wide variety of vehicle modes (combinations of right-of-way design/management, stop/station area design, service model, and vehicle type) that … Continue reading Memo: Sustainable Transportation 3.2