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Researchers from several Harvard Schools and initiatives were instrumental in developing the City of Boston’s first Cyclist Safety Report released on May 15, 2013 by Mayor Tom Menino. The report examined four years of bicycle crash incident...
The list of recent natural disasters appears endless: hurricanes, cyclones, typhoons, earthquakes. The connection between climate change and a greater frequency of climate disasters is becoming increasingly clear. It’s also evident that those...
Henk Ovink thinks about the threat posed by rising seas to developed coastlines, a lot. The Dutch expert on the subject brought his water wisdom to the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) this semester, co-teaching a course on managing such...
This is one in a series of profiles showcasing some of Harvard’s stellar graduates. Search the whole world over, and you would be hard pressed to find one person who could do each of these: run 100 meters in 11.84 seconds, design a public park...
The Hubway bike share system has grown in popularity and size since its inception in 2011. Its General Manager, Emily Stapleton, earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at Harvard in 2005, and later completed her MBA at Harvard Business School...
Boston’s Living with Water competition provides planners, designers, and thinkers of all kinds with an opportunity to imagine “a future Boston that is more resilient, more sustainable, and more beautiful.” Of the nine semifinalist...
For parts of the world, climate change is not simply a potential future threat, it is an urgent and daunting reality. Rising sea levels are threatening to eradicate the tiny island nation of Kiribati, aiming a spotlight on the world's first climate...