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Infrastructure & Mobility

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What is infrastructure?

Infrastructure is the underlying structural foundation of a city.  It is comprised of the basic facilities, services, and installations needed for the functioning of a community, society, and place.  Examples of infrastructure include transport systems, communication systems, power lines and generators, and water and sanitation.


Special Topics

Green Infrastructure

Water & Sanitation


What is mobility?

Mobility is the movement of people and/or goods.  As more of the world's cities become congested and polluted, new models and technologies are emerging to address the efficienct, resiliency, sustainability, and flexibility of urban mobility systems.


Special Topics

Autonomous & Electric Vehicles (AV / EV)

Bicycles, Pedestrians, & Micromobility

Transit & Complete Streets

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