Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Growing urbanization and need for city science

Al-Jazeera recently published an article on growing urbanization in China. The article is not about transportation systems but indirectly highlights a need for better understanding of large cities. Cities are in their roots physical systems and we do not yet know them well. With the growing urbanization throughout the entire world, cities keep growing in size. Satisfying mobility and accessibility needs in a large city is a challenging job and requires a good understanding of cities as complex systems.

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