Anthony Townsend

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Algorithms that automatically reroute your car look like the next trend in mobile mapping.

Greenway: app using an algorithm to divert traffic to reduce traffic jams= reduced

To fine-tune their new model, Gonzalez and her team analyzed cellphone data on top of passenger itineraries to determine real-world travel patterns, including layovers and re-routing.

Airports in New York, Los Angeles and Honolulu are judged likeliest to play a significant role in the growth of a pandemic.

Hey, Los Angeles, Xerox thinks it can clear traffic on I-10

Hey, Los Angeles, Xerox thinks it can clear traffic on

He found out that part of a bike lane was blocked by road construction. So, with his iPhone, he uploaded this information, GPS-coded, to a web portal, which is now in beta and will be open to the public later this year.

He found out that part of a bike lane was blocked by road construction. So, with his iPhone, he uploaded this information, GPS-coded, to a web portal, which is now in beta and will be open to the public later this year.

MLab Kenya Celebrates First Year

Since opening its doors in June 2011 the Mobile Applications Laboratory mLab in Nairobi Kenya has incubated a series of startups that have attracted international attentionand hit the performance metrics to match it.

Glowing Pollution Sensor Equipped Kites Replace Beijing's Stars - Environment - GOOD

Interactive, Open Source Kite Project Gets Beijing Locals to Monitor Air Quality

IBM staffers analyzed Boston traffic data then outlined the results at City Hall.

IBM gives advice on how to fix Boston traffic — first, get an app - The Boston Globe

Africa Faces the Nightmare of Sprawl

Africa faces nightmare of urban sprawl

To clear its streets of cellphone towers, parking meters, Wi-Fi terminals, streetlights and even community message boards, the city of Vancouver is pushing forward with a scheme to compress all the technologies together into specialized “Vancouver poles” planted throughout the city.

Douglas Coupland-created V-Pole may take high tech to the streets in Vancouver

Cairo takes to crowdsourcing to tackle traffic

Cairo Transport AppChallenge hopes to find the solution to one of Egypt’s top plagues

The buying and selling of African city futures | The Global Urbanist

The buying and selling of African city futures