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Platz Presse

Platz Presse

6.  Platz Presse By Andrew Nash Episode 1: Vienna Woods    ... Episode 2: Bunker Business   ... Episode 3: Red Herring Keller   ... Episode 4: The Physical Network   ... Episode 5: Time and City Spaces  Suddenly five very big guys were in the room and a short guy was...

Time and City Spaces

Time and City Spaces

  5.  Time and City Spaces By Andrew Nash Episode 1: Vienna Woods    ... Episode 2: Bunker Business   ... Episode 3: Red Herring Keller   ... Episode 4: The Physical Network “We better get out of here,” continued Pat, stating the obvious. Andrea said coolly, “OK,...

The Physical Network

The Physical Network

4.  The Physical Network By Andrew Nash Episode 1: Vienna Woods    ... Episode 2: Bunker Business   ... Episode 3: Red Herring Keller “OMG, someone thinks we’re a threat to the Metaverse,” Adrian exclaimed. “And they don’t like it,” added Pat, probably unnecessarily...

Red Herring Keller

Red Herring Keller

3.  Red Herring Keller By Andrew Nash Episode 1: Vienna Woods    ... Episode 2: Bunker Business They’d been careful, they hadn’t left much sitting around, Pat made sure of that! But, watching the burglars, it suddenly dawned on them, their project might have more...

Bunker Business

Bunker Business

2.  Bunker Business By Andrew Nash Read episode 1 of the story here: Vienna Woods. Pat hurried over and handed Andrea coffee. They’d humoured Pat with her drills, but she’d saved their asses so often with her secure messaging, open-source, and back-ups, why not a...

Vienna Woods

Vienna Woods

1.  Vienna Woods By Andrew Nash Ring. Ring. Slowly Andrea realized it was the hotline. Why tonight? Although many forgot Mayday as social democracy struggled to find meaning in a neo liberal world – she still believed, and still celebrated. Ring. Ring. The phone...

Flash Fiction – Vienna Woods

Flash Fiction – Vienna Woods

I'm thrilled to have been selected as a winner in the Flash Fiction contest organised by New_Public. My story is about an idealistic group of programmers in Vienna who are developing a new social networking app ... and are now being pursued by ... who? It's part one...

Lisbon – September 2021

Lisbon – September 2021

I made a pitch for a cycling advocacy platform idea at the VeloCity conference held in Lisbon during September. The idea was based on my Ringstrasse150 project from a few years ago. Ten great ideas were pitched and it was great to have been selected, but I didn't win....

Small things

Small things

It’s a small thing but … Art-Austria has set-up a huge tent in the MuseumsQuartier (MQ) courtyard for a three-day art show exhibiting Austrian paintings and art. So far, so good. But … Why here? The MQ courtyard is one of the most beloved open spaces in Vienna. It’s...

Experimentation in Transport – Examples

Experimentation in Transport – Examples

In our paper Experimentation in Transport Planning: BridgeX Case Study presented at the 2021 Transportation Research Board annual meeting, we looked at how experimentation has been used to test transport changes before a decision is made whether to keep, refine or...

Traffic Signals for Active Mobility

Traffic Signals for Active Mobility

I've found, in my walks and rides through cities, that traffic signals really impact my route selection. I avoid intersections where I need to wait a long time or need to cross in multiple stages (the completely awful waiting on a traffic island with traffic speeding...