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Data from 130 million commuters reveal US ‘megaregions’

The daily commutes of more than 130 million Americans have been used to identify commuter-based megaregions in the United States for the first time.

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Department to pioneer augmented reality technologies in urban design teaching

Students will soon be creating virtual solutions to real life planning problems as part of a project embedding cutting-edge technology in the Department’s learning and teaching.

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Why is it relevant to study Urban Studies and Planning?
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Dr Rae talks about our new GIS course
Dr Rae talks about our new GIS course
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