Tag: Policy

<strong>Refugee Transit Demand Estimation</strong>

Refugee Transit Demand Estimation

Refugee Transit Demand Estimation

10/15/22

“How can cities estimate how an influx of refugees will affect transit demand?”

During times of crisis, cities may receive an influx of refugees. This can swell the population, many of whom may need to rely on transit. So how can cities estimate how estimate its impact on transit demand? Well, let’s use our scientific mindsets to find out. We know that refugees may be placed in certain sections of the city. We also can estimate people may arrive given an event. So what if we were to take our existing transit demand models and plug in where these people might land? This is how we can go about Refugee Transit Demand Estimation.

<strong>Why Potential Homebuyers Should Have Easy Access to Wildfire Information</strong>

Why Potential Homebuyers Should Have Easy Access to Wildfire Information

Why Potential Homebuyers Should Have Easy Access to Wildfire Information

09/04/22

“Why should potential homebuyers have easy access to wildfire information?”

Wildfires are becoming an increasingly persistent threat with the advent of wildfires. So much so that they can threaten to burn down entire towns at a moment’s notice. Since people put their entire livelihoods into their homes, it would only make sense for potential homeowners to have easy access to this information. This is Why Potential Homebuyers Should Have Easy Access to Wildfire Information.

Municipality Food Stockpile Trading

Municipality Food Stockpile Trading

Municipality Food Stockpile Trading

08/02/22

‘Why and how can municipalities trade items in their food stockpiles with each other?“

Municipalities may establish food stockpiles to build resilience to future supply chain crises. However, they may be short of an item that a nearby municipality may have too much of. Through Municipality Food Stockpile Trading communities can equal out a balance and establish better relations with each other.

Why Universities Should Step in to Help Scientists Displaced by War

Why Universities Should Step in to Help Scientists Displaced by War

Why Universities Should Step in to Help Scientists Displaced by War

04/20/22

“Why should universities step in to help scientists displaced by war?”

When war strikes, scientists are especially hard hit. They can lose their focus, funding, and even their lab space to destruction. To make sure that the progress of science goes on, universities should step in to support researchers’ loss. This is Why Universities Should Step in to Help Scientists Displaced by War.

As a proud descendent of Jews from Odesa, I urge you to please do what you can to help Ukrainians under invasion right now here.

Why Applying No Controls to Twitter Would Be Catastrophic for the Climate

Why Applying No Controls to Twitter Would Be Catastrophic for the Climate

Why Applying No Controls to Twitter Would Be Catastrophic for the Climate

04/14/22

“Why would applying no controls to Twitter be catastrophic for the climate?”

A certain billionaire is (as of writing) thinking about purchasing Twitter and stopping all controls and filters. While this is being marketed as making the website a haven of free speech, it would actually let authoritarian governments and movements take over information flow and lead to mass political manipulation. This will lead to more authoritarian governments taking power and pushing unsustainable policies, which in turn will lead to increased climate emissions and global catastrophe. This is Why Applying No Controls to Twitter Would Be Catastrophic for the Climate.

Why Governments Should Pursue Bicycle Education Classes in Schools

Why Governments Should Pursue Bicycle Education Classes in Schools

Why Governments Should Pursue Bicycle Education Classes in Schools

04/11/22

“Why should governments pursue bicycle education classes in schools?”

Many people are scared of riding a bicycle because they never received the proper education. This prevents people from switching to more urbanism-focused transportation methods, leading to higher death rates and environmental pollution from car use. However, if governments teach students how to ride bikes in schools, then this can be avoided and people can live much safer and more enjoyable lives. This is Why Governments Should Pursue Bicycle Education Classes in Schools

How Social Media Can Document Genocides

How Social Media Can Document Genocides

How Social Media Can Document Genocides

04/09/22

“How can social media document genocides?”

Genocides are one of the most brutal atrocities that humans can unleash. However, with the advent of social media, we can now document them in real-time as seen in Syria and Ukraine, and spread the word to the world. This will drum up support for intervention and potentially stop it. This is How Social Media Can Document Genocides.

As a proud descendent of Jews from Odesa, I urge you to please do what you can to help Ukrainians under invasion right now here.

Why Prefabricated Housing Can Help War Refugees

Why Prefabricated Housing Can Help War Refugees

Why Prefabricated Housing Can Help War Refugees

04/08/22

“Why can prefabricated housing be used to help war refugees?”

War refugees need to find new housing quickly. One quick way to do this is to use prefabricated housing. This is Why Prefabricated Housing Can Help War Refugees.

As a proud descendent of Jews from Odesa, I urge you to please do what you can to help Ukrainians under invasion right now here.