Monthly Archives: July 2013

Goodbye Europe

Thursday, July 18, 2013 Our last day in Freiburg began with an exquisite breakfast. The restaurant provided the most delicious bacon I have ever eaten. After that fine dining, the group rallied for our 3 hour bicycle tour through the … Continue reading

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Trial & Error

  Wednesday, July 17, 2013 In our hotel in Freiburg, the glass door in the shower seemed too short and only protected half of the tub. I thought to myself that it was a silly way to make a shower … Continue reading

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Presentation about Planning at Historic City Hall

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Arrivederci Riva; Hallo Zurich & Freiburg

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Our short magical stay in Riva San Vitale sadly came to an end today. After three fantastic weeks in the beautiful canton of Ticino, we all bid our final farewell to the Villa Maderni and hopped … Continue reading

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European Rail

Monday, July 15, 2013 We’ve about reached the end of our stay here in Riva San Vitale. It’s hard to believe how quickly our stay passed when compared to how much we travelled, learned, and enjoyed ourselves. The module of … Continue reading

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Lessons from Europe

Friday, July 12, 2013 Today we began class with presentations of our findings from the group walkability project from yesterday. As George described in the previous blog post, each group designed a tool to measure walkability and rate streets, after … Continue reading

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Out on the Streets of Riva

Thursday, July 12, 2013 As we make the final switch into the study of transportation, Europe is clearly far ahead of the United States.  The different methods of transportation that exist in other countries are incredible. The planning that goes … Continue reading

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