Something to talk about: Why playful public spaces inspire serious connection
A Sidewalk Talk Q&A with designers Mouna Andraos, Rebecca Taylor, and Pierre Thirion of Daily tous les jours.
We held a one-week design sprint to build a smart trash chute. Here’s what we learned
The path to a more sustainable city goes right through the multi-family waste room.
The importance of coding the curb
Who says infrastructure management isn’t sexy? A digital street asset inventory can improve parking, planning, transparency, and more.
Habitat III can set the urban-tech vision for years to come
The New Urban Agenda is an opportunity to bridge the gap between urbanists and technologists, radically improving the lives of people in cities worldwide.
‘Connected streets’ and the next generation of urban mobility
A Sidewalk Talk with James Corless and Russell Brooks of Transportation for America.
4 lessons from Rio’s ‘flawed’ smart cities initiative
A new analysis finds that, despite doing some good, the program often forgot to focus on the people.
How ‘pink’ zoning can jumpstart urban development
Cities can lighten the red tape. Technology can help.
What smart cities can learn from Singapore’s Smart Nation
A Sidewalk Talk with Jacqueline Poh, managing director of the Infocomm Development Authority
It’s time for urbanists and technologists to start talking
Introducing our new blog, Sidewalk Talk.