Mobility Archive

  • Derek Hofbauer has been working on individualised marketing for the past six years and was instrumental in implementing the concept in Portland for promoting regional travel options. He is seen here posing for his band, Sugarcane, for which he plays the Mandolin as well as lends his vocals.

    Interview with Derek Hofbauer

    With its proven track record, Indian cities have the opportunity to learn and adapt individualised marketing techniques to manage a ballooning demand for single-occupancy car travel. In this candid interview, Derek Hofbauer explains the nuances of individualised marketing, citing experiences from Portland, Australia and Europe to make an irrefutable case for this method. Read on to gain more insights into a novel yet simple concept.

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  • Automobile and the city.

    “Most problems the developing world is facing become better as one gets richer. Except for transportation, it gets worse.” Enrique Peñalosa, the revolutionary urbanist and the former mayor of Bogota said to me in an Interview in Mumbai, even as the rush-hour traffic soared...

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  • $ a gallon architecture??

    After the Second World War, North American built its cities around the automobile in what is often termed as auto- centric / sprawled / suburban development. Evidently this developmental model was driven by the availability cheap gas and massive investments on highway infrastructure. These new...

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
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