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The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands

I’m live blogging today from an international seminar organized by GO-SPOOR, a community of research and practice that brings together...

The problems with academic publishing: Part 3

The problems with academic publishing: Part 3

My last two posts have presented some of the problems with the peer-reviewed publishing process that young researchers in urban...

The problems with academic publishing: Part 2

The problems with academic publishing: Part 2

In my last post, I discussed some of the problems with the North American publishing model as it applies to...

The problems with academic publishing: Part 1

The problems with academic publishing: Part 1

The main purpose of a scholarly journal is to report on original research or experimentation in order to make such...

Evidence of climate change in Canadian cities?

Evidence of climate change in Canadian cities?

After last night’s torrential downpour in Toronto and last month’s flooding in Alberta, climate change deniers in Canada must be...

Year end wrap-up

Year end wrap-up

In the Urban Planning group at the University of Amsterdam (UVA in Dutch), it’s become a tradition to end the school...

SCARP’s PhD success

SCARP’s PhD success

How difficult is it out there for aspiring academics? In the continuing saga of the US recession, dire predictions have...

Happy Abdication Day!

Happy Abdication Day!

Koninginnedag (Queen’s Day) is one of the biggest holidays of the year in The Netherlands. The Queen often honours citizens for exceptional service to...

View income inequality via subway line

View income inequality via subway line

The New Yorker has published a fascinating subway infographic showing the change in median household income along each of its...

Maastricht’s strategic vision

Maastricht’s strategic vision

Last week, our transport planning research group at the University of Amsterdam visited the Municipality of Maastricht (population 122,000), capital...

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