tehran disaster management

13 05 2009

[By SD]   I came across this link yesterday and thought it might be interesting to TehranShake: www.tdmmo.ir13850810-204031-portal2


towns without cars

12 05 2009

[by SR] Like many others, I’m sure, I’ve often fantasized about towns without cars – would it be feasible?  Maybe have a light rail line and perhaps routes for emergency services and perhaps shuttles for the elderly and disabled… but otherwise, no cars.  Anyhow, I just came across this interesting article in today’s New York Times: “In German Suburb, Life Goes On Without Cars”. Read the rest of this entry »