Project Blog: USA
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Project Blog: USA

Denver Union Station (credit: Julia Hildebrand) imagineTrains Workshop in Philadelphia June 8-9, 2015 For the past year a team of sociologists, urban planners, and anthropologists in the United States has been studying the imagination of passenger rail travel and High Speed Rail in America. This project, imagineTrainsUSA, is supported by the Mobile Lives Forum, and … Continue reading »

Project Blog: France
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Project Blog: France

A study on the decision makers of trains in France was completed in October 2014 by Arnaud Passalacqua and Cédric Faure. The report is titled ‘L’architecture souterraine de la future métropole parisienne : réflexions sur l’imaginaire du train à partir d’une enquête sur la conception et la réalisation du réseau du Grand Paris Express’. Please … Continue reading »

Project Blog: South Africa
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Project Blog: South Africa

6 September 2016 imagineTrains: The train users’ perspective At the beginning of this year we finished our data collection in the Western Cape, where we interviewed more than 30 Metrorail users who live or work in the region, including Stellenbosch, Bellville, Cape Town, but also in Mitchells Plain, Kayelitsha, and other regions. From these locations, … Continue reading »