“No one receives a social penalty for aggressive driving, and only rarely a legal penalty,” writes Tom Vanderbilt, NYU Rudin Center Visiting Scholar, in The New York Times. Read his full piece about the psychological aspects of attaining Vision Zero here.
Mitchell Moss, NYU Rudin Center Director, appeared on CBS this morning to discuss cities’ lack of interest in hosting the Olympics.
Sarah Kaufman, NYU Rudin Center’s Digital Manager, talked Citi Bike usage on Brian Lehrer’s TV show. See the video below.
Correction: NYC Bike Share is an LLC owned by Alta Bike Share, not a nonprofit run by Citi. (thanks Neil Freeman)
Last week, researchers Lily Gordon-Koven and Nolan Levenson took a ride with James Leyba MUP ’15 to discuss Citi Bike on Wagner’s podcast “The Policy Shop.” The interview was conducted while riding (during stops for safety, of course!). You can check it out here.
More than two million wireless connections were made to the subway cell and wi-fi service; Sarah Kaufman was featured in AM New York’s article on this exciting development.
In this thoughtful look at smart cities in Metropolis Magazine, the book by Anthony Townsend gets a big thumbs-up.