Sunday, August 9, 2020

CalGreen and TransportiCA Celebrate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (09/10 August)

On behalf of the California Green Academy and TransportiCA, we proudly celebrate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (09/10 August), honoring the World's 476 million Indigenous peoples in 90 countries (6.2% of the global population).  While today is #IndigenousDay, the official UN virtual celebration will take place Monday, 10 August, 09:00-11:00 EST (UTC-5), and can be accessed here.  For more information, please visit (and read) the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Questions for July's Book Club Contest: "Next Generation Infrastructure"

For the July 2020 Book Club selection, TransportiCA has elected the Island Press publication Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works, by Prof. Hillary Brown, FAIA, M.Arch.

For this month's Book Club contest, if you send us all three correct responses by the end of the month, and your name is drawn, you will win a copy of this month's selections.

Contest questions for Next Generation Infrastructure:

1) Prof. Hillary Brown serves as a Founding Principal for what firm?
2) As Founding Director of New York City's Office of Sustainable Design, what is the name of the nationally recognized publication she led?
3) Prof. Brown serves as a Fellow for what prestigious research institute?

Thank you for your interest in the Book Club, and best of luck with the contest!

No purchase is necessary, as questions are not taken directly from the publication(s), but from respective technical information, publicity, and/or the author's professional lives.  To send in your response, submit via TransportiCA's "Contact Form" on the front-page (bottom left), sending your name, email address and answers.  The deadline for submission is 23:59, Saturday, 01 August 2020.