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DUSP Pecha Kucha Night #1 What I Did Last Summer and a Few Tips for Surviving at DUSP


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First 2011-12 Pecha Kucha @ MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning on Sep 23rd, 2011

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DUSP Pecha Kucha Night #1 What I Did Last Summer and a Few Tips for Surviving at DUSP

  1. 1. @ DUSPTonight’s theme: What I Did Last Summer / A Few Tips for Surviving @ DUSPPerformance slate5:10 Energy Efficiency in NYC by Genevieve “Rosie” Sherman5:20 Long Term Recovery + Community Resilience @ the USGBC by TravisSheehan5:30 UN-Habitat: Batik, Becaks, and Boats in Solo, Indonesia by Alice Shayand Stephen Kennedy5:40 Peace through the metaphor of war: Rio de Janeiro by Julia Tierney5:50 Vishonan di un Isla Nobo: Oil, Governance, and Community Visions in theNew Curaçao by Matt Weinstein6:00 Interning and Thesis Prepping in Boston by Rachel Alonso6:10 Cellphones, Rickshaws, and Sandcastles by Albert ChingDUSP HAPPY HOUR
  2. 2. Rosie Sherman Ι DUSP Pecha Kucha !Energy Efficiency in Commercial Real Estate!
  3. 3. 2000-2010 Population Change by Age Cohort 80.0% 60.0% 40.0% 20.0% 0.0% St. Petersburg City, FL Tampa City, FL Downtown St. -20.0% Petersburg -40.0% Ages 0-19 Ages 20-44 Ages 45-64 Ages 65+ GDP of Metro AreaLeisure and Professional andhospitality, business services 6% Real estate and rental and leasing Trade Government Education and health services Finance and Insurance Leisure and hospitality
  4. 4. Peace  through  the  metaphor  of  war:  Police  Pacifica4on  Units  in  Rio  de  Janeiro  
  5. 5. Bon  Biní  Na  Mi  Presentashon!  
  6. 6. Dushi  Kòrsou:  A  Newly  Independent  Country  Within  The  Dutch  Kingdom  
  7. 7. SchoJegat:  The  Largest  Natural   Harbor  in  the  Caribbean  
  8. 8. Willemstad:   You  drive  around  and  around,  but  you  never  get  to  the  center.  
  9. 9. The  Oil  Industry  in  Curaçao:     1914  -­‐  Present  
  10. 10. The  Isla  Refinery:  Reputed  to  be  the   Caribbean’s  Biggest  Polluter  
  11. 11. Isla:  A  Dominant  Presence  in  Cuarçao  
  12. 12. Greenspace,  Recrea4on,  and  Cultural   Heritage  in  Banda  Abou  
  13. 13. Lack  of  Accountability  and   Governance  
  14. 14. Poli4cal  Fragmenta4on  and  Growing  Pains  of  Increasing  Autonomy  
  15. 15. Auto-­‐Dependence  and  Sprawl  
  16. 16. Cruise  Ship  Tourism:  Boon  or  Swoon?  
  17. 17. Poverty  and  Gentrifica4on  in   Punda  and  Otrobanda  
  18. 18. Community  Development  and  Neighborhood  Planning  Efforts  
  19. 19. An  Eco-­‐City  At  Isla?  Fundashon  GreenTown  Curaçao  
  20. 20. Par4cipatory  Process:  Vishon  Komun  Pa  Un  Isla  Nobo  
  21. 21. Other  Awesome  Pics  I  Couldn’t  Figure  Out  How  To  Fit  Into  The  Presenta4on  
  22. 22. Gratuitous  Pictures  of  Me  Having  Fun  
  23. 23. Masha  Danki  Pa  Boso  Atenshon!  
  24. 24. DUSP PECHA KUCHA Rachel Alonso
  25. 25. HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATIONInterning at the Fenway Community Development Corporation
  26. 26. HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATIONConducting research for a professor/my thesis
  27. 27. HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATIONExploring Boston for the first time
  28. 28. HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATIONExploring Boston for the first time
  29. 29. THINGS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I CAME TO DUSP Clover Food Truck
  30. 30. THINGS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I CAME TO DUSPFinancial aid policy: if you were admitted with any funding, you will not be offered any for your second year :(
  31. 31. THINGS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I CAME TO DUSPThe 5th floor of the Media Lab is an amazing study spot
  32. 32. THINGS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I CAME TO DUSP Lactose intolerance
  33. 33. THINGS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I CAME TO DUSP How much work it would be! This year?Last year
  35. 35. Can owning a cell phone replace the desire to own a car?The emerging entrepreneurs whoare mashing-up intelligence +transportation in developing AsiaAlbert ChingMasters of City Planning Candidate, 2012Research Assistant, Future of Urban Mobility Singapore
  36. 36. The problemThe problem Pre-rush hour traffic in Jakarta Rush hour traffic in Jakarta
  37. 37. Most cities in developing Asia still with low per capita incomes and motorization rates Sydney / Car ownership Melbourne ($34K, 630) Autos per 1000 people income threshold Acharya & Morichi(2007) $5-$6,000 PPP 2! In previous studies, strongest determinant of car ownership rates was income levels Tokyo* Kuala Lumpur ($30K, 275) ($12K, 270) Seoul* ($23K, 220) Bangkok Singapore 1! ($7K, ~200) Restrained ($43K, 150) 3! motorization Low motorization Beijing / Shanghai ($7K, 80) Hong Kong Jakarta ($39K, 80) Manilla ($4K, 50) Bangalore ($3K, 30) Dhaka ($3K, 12) Per capita income ($1K, 2) (2009 Fixed $PPP)Source: Barter (1999) updated with current statistics from Wikipedia / Gapminder Significant car ownership*Income figures only available at country level; Motorization 2004 figures aspiration (Source: AC Nielson)
  38. 38. Improve Auto-Substitutes 1! Manage private 2! Improve mobility of the ‘car motorization and 2-wheeler-less’ Make private Invest in new public/ Make private vehicles shared transport vehicles less A more costly to drive assets & attractive to drive infrastructure (+) Vehicle taxes (+) Compact land use Most ‘sustainable (+) Congestion pricing (+) Car pool lanes transport’ efforts focus (+) Fuel taxes (+) Congestion* on larger scale public (+) Parking fees (+) Difficult driving transport investments conditions * under the “Avoid, Shift, (-) Domestic car industry (+) Vehicle theft* Improve” framework (-) Income growth (-) Sprawling land use (+) BRT (-) Road construction (+) Metro (-) Car commercials and (+) Pedestrian, bicycle, billboards* and cycle rickshaw lanes *UnintentionalRestrict Car Use
  39. 39. Enter the mobile phone, the fastest growing, perhaps most value-adding product in human history Tracks and locates user travel 1 demand in real-time Enables productive use Provides real-time travel 3 of travel time 2 supply information for users Provides information on 4 new destinations Can become a newPersonalization 5 vehicle for travel payments
  40. 40. Mobile phone-driven intelligence infrastructure way ahead oftransportation infrastructure in most developing Asian cities Private Autos per 100 106 Mobile Phones per 100 Not just mobile devices 81 India boasts not just 860 million 75 phones vs. 13 million cars but 73 also the most competitive mobile 3.9x 63 phone market in the world. the world’s lowest telephony rates 4.9x and a new 3G network 4.7x 40 35x 27 66x 16 17 201x 2 1 0 Singapore Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Jakarta Bangalore Dhaka
  41. 41. 1! To what extent is mobile-driven transport experimentation happening across developing Asia? Fazilka Delhi Dhaka Mumbai Bangkok Bengalaru Kuala Lumpur SingaporeField Visit | summer 2011 field research Jakarta
  42. 42. C! 1! 1! 2! 2! 3! 4! 5! Makes driving Private Shared Makes existing shared modes vehicle- Mobile Safety / Transport a car easier more efficient and on-demand sharing Productivity Social Fun Payments On- Navigation Demand Bus Auto Taxi Arrival SINGAPORE Car SharingDID NOT VISITKUALA LUMPUR Congestion Tracking Fare-Tracking On- On- BANGKOK Demand Demand Bus Auto Taxi Motor- Car Arrival cycle Pooling On- On- Demand JAKARTA Demand Cycle Rail Auto Rickshaw Bicycle Fare-Tracking / Arrival Rickshaw Sharing Safety AlertsDELHI/MUMBAI/ BANGALORE/ FAZILKA Vehicle Security DHAKA Constellation of Experiments | August 2011
  43. 43. Factors that encourage experimentation Significant user transport problem Money | Commercial application Transport SINGAPORE partnership Technical expertise EntrepreneurialDID NOT VISIT activity, low density, government regulationsKUALA LUMPUR BANGKOK JAKARTADELHI/MUMBAI/ BANGALORE/ FAZILKA DHAKA Constellation of Experiments | August 2011
  44. 44. 2! Are current experiments sustainable and scalable (enough to provide real alternatives to private car use)? Bengalaru FazilkaJakarta Kuala LumpurSelected Case Studies
  45. 45. 2!Case Study 1. Fazilka Eco-Cabs
  46. 46. 2!
  47. 47. 2!
  48. 48. 2!
  49. 49. 2!
  50. 50. 2!
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  52. 52. The Future of Urban Mobility
  53. 53. Do what you LOVE
  54. 54. the DUSP NETWORK is strong
  55. 55. SANDCASTLES may be the bestpersonality revealing activity forplanners
  56. 56. DUSP is about SHARING
  57. 57. DUSP now has a surfing club
  58. 58. It’s okay to get a little silly andgeeky sometimes