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  • Nancy Chase

    Bond measures: Innovative financing and acquisition of green spaces

    Nancy Chase, a senior planner with expertise in natural areas acquisition, has had experience working both with Metro and smaller jurisdictions in the Portland metropolitan region. She has the unique experience of working on both a bond measure[1] that failed and those that succeeded. In...

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    Portland’s TravelSmart and SmartTrips

    Despite a great public transit network and bicycling/pedestrian infrastructure, a majority of residents in Portland still choose single-occupancy car trips as their primary mode of transport. The two primary reasons for such travel behaviour are thought to be lack of information amongst road users about...

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
    IMG_0605IMG_0526Painful, Unavoidable SurgeryThe natural, fractal distribution of lengths in a DeltaConcentration of emissions in a fused grid neighbourhoodSizing and Shaping a 400 m by 400 m NeighbourhoodComparison of collisions in five types of networksComparing Collisions by Street TypeMetro lines in Paris by passenger volumes
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  • About : The Urban Vision

    The Urban Vision is a social venture & a think-do-tank which was instituted to inspire next generation urbanization.The organization focuses on solutions driven research; advocates & consults on best practices in policy and design; facilitates public dialogue on policy choices.

    Email: info(@)theurbanvision.com

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    The Urban Vision | | Address: # 104, Blue Cross Chambers,#11, Infantry Cross Road, Bangalore – 560001 Karnataka