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Nigel Paul C. Villarete
Nigel Paul C. Villarete
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Freedom and inclusive mobility
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Jarrett Walker, author of the book “Human Transit”, is one of the easily recognizable names in inclusive mobility in the US.
A public market for whom?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - May 4, 2021 - 12:00am
When the concept of build-operate-and-transfer became popular in the early 1990s, a couple or two public markets in the capital were heralded as fine examples.
Why can’t we get over COVID-19?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - April 27, 2021 - 12:00am
We were whistling merrily in the last months and weeks of 2020.
A personal COVID-19 perspective (Part 2 of 2)
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - January 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The first part of this article may be summed up in a statement published on the website of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), which states, “There...
Quo vadis, Metro Cebu
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - January 5, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s the first week of the year and it is a good time to take stock on asking what Metro Cebu’s mobility will be in the near and distant future.
The good news of Christmas
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - December 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Christmas can mean differently to many people. We have associated many things with it since it happened.
COVID-19 a wake-up call for transit
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
If there’s anything we can call good about the almost-a-year Covid-19 pandemic, it’s the realization that no matter how advanced our civilization really became, there were really things which we weren’t...
The rationale of public transport subsidies
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - July 28, 2020 - 12:00am
I got a lot of reactions to our article last week on “why public transport subsidies matters.
Why public transport subsidies matter
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - July 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, we ended up with this statement: “Whatever it will be, transport subsidies will surely be necessary in the new normal.”
The public transport dilemma
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - July 14, 2020 - 12:00am
It hasn’t been discussed publicly yet, mainly because of people’s dislike of talking about subsidies, but this needs to be properly addressed and faced head-on sooner or later.
Mobility after ECQ
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - July 7, 2020 - 12:00am
If there is anything good about going back into another ECQ after having “enjoyed” GCQ for 15 days, it’s the chance of learning from the good experiences, and especially the mistakes, of the previous...
COVID-19 and Inclusive Mobility
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - April 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Let’s go back to the start, just before the outbreak.
Urban density and congestion Part 2 - Population congestion?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - March 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, we said that urban density is good and advisable, especially if it is distributed more or less evenly over a city rather that concentrated in a central business district tapering to huge, sparsely-populated...
Nuances of Urban Density
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
In its simplest term, we call it a highway. But all over the world, it goes by other names – interstate, autobahn, expressway, etc.
Nuances of urban density
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - January 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, we started off on the discussions on this matter with a realization that the number of floors above ground a city is built, on the average, will affect its area, and the average distance (and time spent)...
The greatest life
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
There is a quote attributed to Mark Twain which goes, "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why."
That thing called “Parking”
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - November 19, 2019 - 12:00am
First, it’s the issue on whether parking laws (and fees) may constitute selective class legislation (Part 1).
The Streetlight Effect
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Two weeks ago, we introduced a concept called “The Streetlight Effect.”
The Streetlight Effect
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
“A policeman sees a drunk man searching for something under a streetlight and asks what the drunk has lost.
What are streets for?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - July 16, 2019 - 12:00am
In 2013, I wrote in one of our January articles about “Cities of the World – roads or streets,” the main theme of which is that in 99% of the world’s history, streets were built for people....
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