Finally a publicly available GUI! - Gustavo Olivares - 11 Aug 2014 11:40
After many months we finally have a publicly accessible GUI for our demo TOTUS system for Auckland (census data 2006).

Presentation to Auckland Council - Gustavo Olivares - 30 Apr 2012 10:52
In an effort to update progress on this project we've just updated our stock presentation to reflect the state of things.

Is Totus techno-social reality mining? - Gustavo Olivares - 19 Jul 2011 03:23
This month there is an opinion piece in Environmental Science and Technology (open in new window) that talks about the information "hidden" in the behaviour of urban populations and the possibilities with developments in instruments and information technology to tap into that information source.

Change in the Study Areas - Gustavo Olivares - 23 Jun 2011 01:06
Due to the tragic earthquakes in Christchurch, the project team has decided to focus the research efforts on the Auckland study areas because of the difficulties associated with changes in the urban area of Christchurch.

Urban acupuncture - Gustavo Olivares - 01 Jul 2010 03:15
Curitiba is a city well known for its innovative approaches to urban planning. Jaime Lerner's "Curitiba Master Plan" has seen the city multiply its population from ~450000 in 1960 to ~1.8million in 2009 and 99% of them are happy with their city1.

Creating a bike-friendly city - Gustavo Olivares - 30 Jun 2010 22:42
One of the ways to reduce the transport energy demands from an urban area is to promote the use of active modes of transport. However, this promotion must be more than saying "it's good to ride a bike" it requires a comprehensive approach aiming to make urban areas bike-friendly

Transport, urban form and health - Gustavo Olivares - 06 May 2010 23:10
An interesting blog post can be found here

Live web site - Gustavo Olivares - 21 Apr 2010 23:20
Today marks the activation of the TOTUS external web site.
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