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Walking and the Life of the City Symposium

The Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at New York University hosted a research symposium focusing on the distinctive role that walking plays in city life. The event was held at NYU Wagner on 7 June 2012.


  1. Using the hashtag #rudinwalk people joined in the conversation on Twitter. Here is a selection tweets and content from the conversation online.

  2. Professor Kevin Manaugh of McGill University, Montreal, Canada spoke on "Socio-Economics of Walking."

  3. Professor Dick Ettema from Utrecht University, the Netherlands spoke about "Walking and Psychological Well-Being."

  4. Speakers also included Professor Sarah Kaufman (@sarstar), from NYU Wagner who spoke on "Augmented Reality on the Street."