Traffic Problems World Wide: Cities Need Better Solutions

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Traffic Problems World Wide: Cities Need Better Solutionsbig problems, cities, commute, complex, Costa Rica, future, New York, traffic, urban planning

by vanessaalexandra on August 19, 2013 with Comments Off on Traffic Problems World Wide: Cities Need Better Solutions

Costa Rica has a population of 4.7 million and covers 19,730 square miles.  That is roughly bigger than if you were to combine New Hampshire and Vermont, and it is smaller than 41 of our US states.   I am told by my airBnB host that Monday traffic is very heavy and backs up on his …

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Citibike Tips and Impressive Big Data Stats

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Citibike Tips and Impressive Big Data Statscities, commute, health

by vanessaalexandra on July 9, 2013 with Comments Off on Citibike Tips and Impressive Big Data Stats

Citibike has hit New York and people are riding.  I can count at least 3 citibike riders at any given point when I am on 8th or 9th avenue south of 34th street.  The numbers lend themselves to this truth.  There has been a total of 1.4 million miles ridden since launch and there are …

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