Globalisation and technological innovation have changed the way people, goods, and information move through and about cities. To remain, or become, economically and environmentally sustainable, cities and their regions must adapt to these changes by creating cutting-edge infrastructures that integrate advanced technologies, communications, and multiple modes of transportation. The book defines cutting-edge infrastructures, details their importance to cities and their regions, and addresses the obstacles to creating those infrastructures.Verizona#39;s local telephone network suffered extreme damage, in large part because operations had been highly centralized in just a few key buildings. ... Following damage sustained during the collapse of the World Trade Center towers and the subsequent firefighting, the facility had to be ... Federal Communications Commission (2000) Fiber Deployment Update, End of Year 1998, Washington, DC:anbsp;...
|Title||:||Moving People, Goods, and Information in the 21st Century|
|Author||:||Richard E. Hanley, New York Academy of Sciences|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2004-01|