Category Archive: Asset Management

TRB Symposium: Visualization for Big Data

  Transportation Research Board (TRB) is hosting the 7th international symposium on the theme Visualization for Big Data  from 23-25 October 2013 at Irvine, California. This symposium is sponsored by ABJ 95 – Visualization in Transportation.  The goal of the 2013 Symposium is to advance innovation in visualization for transportation applications through the exchange of information, to …

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Agglomeration Vs Public Transportation

    Agglomeration, all it really means is more people in the same place. As more people collect in a city center, more jobs cluster there too, boosting both wages and economic productivity over time. And the key to it all, may be public transportation. This thought is putforth by Daniel Chatman, Planning Scholar, University of …

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Measuring the Performance of Livability Programs

The report produced by MINETA Transportation Institute at San Jose State University  analyzes the performance measurement processes adopted by five large “livability” programs throughout the United States. It also compares and contrasts these programs by examining existing research in performance measurement methods.The best practices of the examined performance measurement methods for each program are explored and …

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Placemaking Project – Main Street New Jersey

  The Main Street New Jersey Program (MSNJ) was established in 1989 to encourage and support the revitalization of downtowns throughout the state.The program helps municipalities improve the economy, appearance and image of their central business districts through the organization of local citizens and resource. Every two years the Department of Community Affairs accepts applications …

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Mapping the Subtle Science of Parking Demand

The King County Metro Transit agency in the Seattle region, with the help of the Center for Neighborhood Technology and the Urban Land Institute Northwest is trying to measure exactly which factors dictate residential parking demand around the region, in downtown Seattle, in urban neighborhoods, in the suburbs and even farther out. The result of their …

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