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From Constructed Scarcity and Mobility Austerity towards Mobility Commons?

by Anna Nikolaeva[1] We’ve got a lack of space in the city, we’ve got a lack of space on the road and we’ve got a lack of space… it’s a strange metaphor, but – a lack of space in the … Continue reading

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Sustainable motility

By Andre Novoa As a researcher of the Living in the Mobility Transition project, I have been thinking about new ways of unpacking the so-called “mobility transitions”, over the past six months. Last month, both at the Royal Geographical Society … Continue reading

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Periodizing Mobilities and Scales of Transition.

By Tim Cresswell A Guardian report on April 30th 2015 suggested that the US, UK and other advanced economies might have reached or passed their point of peak car use.[1] The economic crash of 2008 meant that car traffic, growing … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events 2015: RGS-IBG Annual International Conference & The Future of Mobilities Conference

We have organized panels at two conferences in September in which we will present the emerging empirical, theoretical and methodological aspects of our project. Please follow our sessions at these two upcoming conferences: (1) RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Sept 1-4, 2015, University of Exeter  Link to Conference Website … Continue reading

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Future London: Sustaining the Unsustainable? A Book Review

By Anna Nikolaeva In November 2014 I visited the launch of the book “Sustainable London? The Future of a Global City” co-edited by Loretta Lees (University of Leicester) and Rob Imrie (Goldsmiths, University of London). One thought was repeated by … Continue reading

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A look at ‘Critical Geographies of Urban Infrastructure’

By: Astrid Wood International Conference ‘Critical Geographies of Urban Infrastructure’ 6 November 2014 – 7 November 2014 Urban Geography Research Group (UGRG) of the RGS-IBG The Bartlett School of Planning, University College London (UCL), London, UK The Urban Geography Research … Continue reading

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Is Cittaslow city really slow? A reflection from a visit to a Cittaslow village in South Korea

Is Cittaslow city really slow? A reflection from a visit to a Cittaslow village in South Korea By Jane Yeonjae Lee   Cittaslow city is part of a wider slow movement that encourages slow food and life style by respecting … Continue reading

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Living in the Mobility Transition

How will we move in ten, twenty, thirty years from now? What forms of transport will we use? How will our mobility choices reflect the need to combat climate change? What impact will the decreasing availability of affordable oil have … Continue reading

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