walkability 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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  • Have you walked in your city recently?

    There was a time when I used walk extensively- from my college to the office and home and to almost everywhere else. I remember always looking forward to those walks to reflect, think and relax. I am nostalgic about those times in my favourite city...

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  • The Day Mumbai went Flat

    There was no gas in Mumbai a couple of weeks ago . If you passed petrol pumps at Breach Candy you would find angered residents screaming at indifferent employees who couldn’t even offer a little bit of black juice with a bribe. Trains were extra...

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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

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