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  • 1. Models of Urban Sustainability
  • 2. Karen Gajewski, Moderator Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia David Barrie CEO, David Barrie & Associates Gerald Fugione Director of Business Development, Philly Car Share Russell Meddin Founder, Bike Share Philadelphia
  • 3. David Barrie CEO David Barrie & Associates
  • 4. Models of Urban Sustainability David Barrie Global Creative Economy Conference, Philadelphia 2009
  • 5. “To make a big splash in the global pond of spectacle culture today, you have to have a big rock to drop.” Hal Foster, Art Critic
  • 6. • Principle of mutualism • Collaborative design • Privatizating public services • Rise of public-private partnerships • Rise of Web 2.0 and crowdsourcing
  • 7. • Watch video clips online - • Manage a profile on a social 394m network - 272m • Read blogs - 346m • Upload photos - 248m • Read personal blogs - 321m • Download a video podcast - • Visit a friends social network 216m page - 307m • Start own blog - 184m • Share a video clip - 303m • Upload video clip - 183m • Subscribe to a news feed - 160m
  • 8. • 61 growing groups, 250 growing sites, 1000 new ‘urban farmers’, 750 playground participants, 6000 visitors to town meal, 2500 guests • Project repeat 2008 and 2009 • Adapted spatial plan for use of public spaces in town • £8m ($13m) new investment in health improvement in town - growing food at centre of plan • Project cost: seed investment £25k ($40k), total program £250k ($445k)
  • 9. “We have idols but no models to follow. You have to define your own model.” - Nicolas Ghesquiere, Balenciaga
  • 10. David Barrie David Barrie & Associates Blog: Mail:
  • 11. Gerald Furgione Director of Business Development Philly Car Share
  • 12. Russell Meddin Founder Bike Share Philadelphia
  • 13. Russell Meddin Bike Share Philadelphia
  • 14. Public Use Bicycles Bike Sharing
  • 15. A new form of Public Transportation
  • 16. with personal mobility
  • 17. Recycling a 19th Century vehicle with 21st Century technology to offer the Public “ECO-MOBILITY” Sustainable Transportation Reducing Automobile Congestion Reducing Carbon Pollutants
  • 18. Bike Sharing History Starting in the late 1960’s in Amsterdam Copenhagen’s Bycyklen in 1995 - Rennes, France’s Vélo à la Carte, in 1998, Lyon, France’s Vélo’v in 2005 - Barcelona, Spain’s Bicing in 2007 Paris, France’s Vélib’ in 2007
  • 19. Bike Sharing Explosion Embraced by over 100 cities. Including cities in USA, Canada, France, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway, China
  • 20. Bike Sharing Explosion In the USA The Washington, DC program is over one year old. Denver, Boston and Minneapolis plan launching programs in Spring 2010 New York, Portland, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and even Philadelphia are considering programs
  • 21. Montréal, Canada Five Months Old .. 3,000 Bikes 300 docking stations 650,000 trips.
  • 22. Paris, France Two Years Old .. 23,600 Bikes 1,800 docking stations 54,000,000 trips. 6,000,000 tourist trips a year
  • 23. Hangzhou, China One and ½ Years Old Expanding this year 50,000 Bikes 2000 Stations
  • 24. Electronic Attachment Bike Rack Station placed for inter-modality Station Kiosk Bike transport for station equalization Shared Bike
  • 25. Compliments Other Public Transport
  • 26. Supplement existing Transit as feeders to bus, rail and light rail
  • 27. Bike Sharing reduces CO₂ 5 1 25 2.80 0
  • 28. Bike Sharing reduces CO₂
  • 29. Our Mission
  • 30. Bring Public Use Bicycling to Philadelphia Reduce Traffic Congestion Reduce Motor Vehicle Pollution Increase the Health of the General Public Better Air Quality More Exercise A Better Way To Get Around The City
  • 31. Bike Sharing - Why ? A great way to make our city a “green” sustainable city.
  • 32. Bike Sharing It is great way to hear, smell and experience a city without increasing traffic congestion while reducing greenhouse emissions
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  • 34. Question & Answer
  • 35. Please complete the survey being distributed by the volunteers. Surveys may be returned to the volunteers or at the Registration Desk in Ballroom A.
  • 36. Thank you to our sponsors