Do Vision Zero programs actually work? As agencies are underway in their multi-year efforts to institute policy, enforcement, and tactical changes in achieving vision zero goals, there have been several indications that these programs do have a positive effect. For example, the City of San Francisco saw a reduction of 41% in traffic related deaths from 2014 to 2017 Vision Zero

The rapid rise of urban dwellers is pushing cities across the globe to become smarter by incorporating information and communication technologies to enhance the overall quality of their urban services. The end result of these efforts in urban pockets around the world — at first theoretically and increasingly, in real life — are called smart cities. One of the most important

Written by: Rachel Rasmussen Last weekend the City of Surrey hosted B.C.’s debut Vision Zero Summit, joining the growing number of agencies tackling the now global initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities. A sombre affirmation to the importance of the cause, Surrey documented their first fatal crash of 2019 involving a pedestrian on February 8th, the morning of the summit. Born out of

Written by: Rachel Rasmussen Last week a few members of the UL team stowed their umbrellas and flew to sunny California for the much-anticipated National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit, hosted this year in Los Angeles. The leadership-in-government advocacy group curates the City Summit annually as an opportunity for corporate leaders across all 50 U.S states to exchange best practices

Written by: Leah Hanvey A few weeks ago, while I was visiting Helsinki, Finland on vacation, I attended a tech meet-up where I had the pleasure of meeting Juhani Kantola, CIO of Forum Virium Helsinki. With no previous knowledge of what the organization was or did, Juhani educated me on the somewhat unconventional structure of the organization: a completely independent organization

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – From August 20-23, UrbanLogiq attended ITE Minneapolis 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibit alongside 1,200 traffic and transportation engineering professionals from around the world to gather, discuss, and learn about burgeoning topics and challenges in the sector in communities large and small, urban and rural. While UrbanLogiq was extremely proud to exhibit our technology at the Exhibit Hall (and

Written by Terry Sidhu and reposted with permission Why Missing-Middle Housing is Important Canadian cities are experiencing record rates of growth and are increasingly choosing to densify rather than sprawl outwards. Densification can help a city reduce traffic and car use, maintain sensitive environmental and agricultural lands in the periphery, increase affordability, and generally create a more attractive and walkable city. Missing-Middle Housing,