Choices about transportation alternatives permeate our daily lives. We are accustomed to making quite sophisticated decisions about the times we travel, the transportation mode we choose, the routes we select, and the multipurpose trips that we link together as we plan our day. Because the impact of traffic congestion (as well as events such as automobile… (More)
A statistical analysis of water consumption at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology between FY80 and FY91 provides measures that help identify targets for water conservation at the institutional level. First, information from a variety of institutional sources is brought together to provide matter for study. This work proved the most time-consuming,… (More)
There is a major push for the use of GIS in the developing world. This is, in part because some planners in developing countries see it as a suitable tool to deal with problems of rapid urbanization more effectively. International donor agencies dealing with similar issues also see GIS as part of a technical solutions package. Placed in this context, my… (More)
Towards interoperable geo-information standards: A comparison of reference models for geo-spatial information.