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  • Rideshare to Lublin

    There are a few options to get from Warsaw to Lublin without a vehicle, including train (expensive) and bus (uncomfortable).

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  • Getting Around in Warsaw

    I will be doing a multi-part travel series here on the blog, since I just got back from a two-month trip around Eastern Europe, visiting Poland and Romania.

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  • NYC's Summer Streets

    New York City initiated its Summer Streets program in August 2008, opening 11 kilometers of Park Avenue in Manhattan to pedestrians, cyclists, rollerbladers and joggers and creating vehicle-free streets for three consecutive Saturdays. Summer Streets provides a shared space for people of all ages and abilities to share the streets respectfully.

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  • Traffic is Getting Worse

    Traffic is getting worse, or at least it is in San Francisco.

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  • Visualizing Bicycle Data

    A question transportation professionals often have is how can we communicate all this information and data we have in a visually appealing and interesting way.

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  • The Cost of a Street

    What is the cost of a street? Specifically, what is the cost of public realm amenities those of us that live in dense urban areas take for granted? Toronto’s complex St Clair Avenue West and Vaughan Road intersection has been analyzed by The Grid in 2013 to set a price on how much it costs to put it all together.

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  • Bicycle Safety: Infrastructure Analysis

    For a past transportation engineering safety class, I wrote a report studying the effectiveness of bicycle infrastructure safety treatments and their implication to traffic, pedestrian and cyclist mobility.

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  • Procrastination: How long should a thesis be?

    Writing a thesis is definitely a major undertaking and sometimes I feel overwhelmed by the length of it.

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  • A City Without Cars

    Peaceful photos of Vancouver’s downtown core on Christmas morning give us an idea of how the city might look without dense traffic.

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  • Infographic: Commuter Science

    The National Geographic published this infographic comparing average hours spent in traffic per driver in North American and European cities (2012). Delays were estimated by comparing real-time traffic observations with data for a typical commute.

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  • Welcome

    Welcome to my personal website and blog. I am currently situated in Vancouver, BC and I write about transportation planning and engineering, sharing my ideas as well as reposting others.

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