Next-Generation Transportation: Learn from Vancouver, Vienna and other Leaders in Future Urban Mobility!

Category : Transportation, Vancouver, Vienna, Vienncouver September 3, 2016
Next-Generation Transportation: Learn from Vancouver, Vienna and other Leaders in Future Urban Mobility!

As you might know, I’ve been studying the Next-Generation Transportation Online Certificate Program of Vancouver’s Simon Fraser University for 1.5 years and successfully…


Sweet heat! Vienna heats 600 homes with Manner wafers

Category : Energy, Vienncouver January 10, 2016
Sweet heat! Vienna heats 600 homes with Manner wafers

Who wouldn’t love to know that his home is heated with delicious Manner wafers? Or, to be more precise, with…


Conceptualizing an integrated Regional Transportation Strategy for the Vienna Metropolitan Region

Category : Transportation, Vienna January 2, 2016
Conceptualizing an integrated Regional Transportation Strategy for the Vienna Metropolitan Region

Given the complex interdependencies between major cities and their surrounding areas, more and more municipalities in large metropolitan regions are developing integrated transportation…


Vienna advances Social Housing in new EU Urban Agenda

Category : Housing, Vienna January 2, 2016
Vienna advances Social Housing in new EU Urban Agenda

At the end of last year, one of the EU’s first urban partnerships was founded to advance the EU Urban…


Transforming a street: Before-After images of Vienna’s Mariahilferstrasse

Category : Sustainable Cities, Transportation, Vienna October 15, 2015
Transforming a street: Before-After images of Vienna’s Mariahilferstrasse

The transformation of Vienna’s Mariahilferstrasse, one of Austria’s most prominent shopping streets, has turned a street for cars into a great…


Walking along Vienna’s redesigned Mariahilferstrasse

Category : Sustainable Cities, Transportation, Vienna October 15, 2015
Walking along Vienna’s redesigned Mariahilferstrasse

As one of the fastest-growing cities in Europe the City of Vienna faces a major challenge to redistribute road space from cars to people…


Learning from Vienna: Effective Parking Management

Category : Transportation, Vienna October 4, 2015
Learning from Vienna: Effective Parking Management

“If your city wants to focus on one topic for reducing traffic congestion, improving housing affordability, cleaning the air, lessening…


A Tale of Two Cities (2): Auckland’s Shared Space programme turns streets into places

Category : Elsewhere, Transportation January 17, 2015
A Tale of Two Cities (2): Auckland’s Shared Space programme turns streets into places

In the second part of the “A Tale of Two Cities” series on shared spaces in Auckland and Vienna, Darren…