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WilfredPinfold.jpg User Name Pinfold
Name Wilfred Pinfold
Company Urban.Systems
Company Position Founder and CEO
City, State Portland OR
Country United States
Sectors Transportation
Membership Level Premium Member
Activities


ActiveStreet.jpg Active Street
The vision to connect the end of the TriMet MAX line in Hillsboro to the Banks-Vernonia State Trail… has been a part of city and regional plans for many years. The section of this trail that runs along an old rail line between Hillsboro and Forrest grove offers some exciting opportunities for this Active Street™ concept.
LasVegasConventionCenterLoop.jpeg Boring Company Las Vegas Convention Center Loop
The LVCC Loop system — a three-station transportation system consisting of 1.7 miles of tunnel — was built in approximately one year (using the now-legacy Godot Tunnel Boring Machine). LVCC Loop's cost was approximately $47M (firm fixed pricing) for the two tunnels and three stations (two surface and one subsurface). Tunneling occurred during large conventions (>100,000 attendees pre-COVID) with zero road closures and zero attendee disturbances.
MeshNetworkAlthea.jpg Connecting Rural School Children for Distance Learning
As the SARS-COV-2 virus spreads, and communities work to minimize COVID-19 cases, schools are closing and we expect all school physical facilities will remain closed for some period of time during this emergency. This will affect more than 76 million students across the US.
MaskMakers.jpg Dealing with Shortages of Critical Equipment
As the number of COVID-19 cases from the SARS-COV-2 pandemic continues to grow, communities are encouraging physical (or “social”) distancing to slow the rate of transmission. The goal of this guidance is to flatten the curve of new infection, avoiding a surge of demand on the health care system The effects of physical distancing may take several weeks to take effect. Hospitals are already reporting shortages of key equipment for critically ill patients, including ventilators and personal protective equipment for medical staff. Adequate production and distribution of both types of equipment are crucial to caring for patients during the pandemic.
PSU Decision Theater.jpg Decision Theatre PSU
Portland State University’s Decision Theater is designed for university researchers and regional stakeholders (i.e. government, private companies) to work on projects that “link data sets, visualization and decisions,” according to a university statement. The space is modeled after Arizona State University's Decision Theater, as well as a similar facility at the University of Chicago.
Ecomotion Washington Park Shuttle.jpg EcoMotion: Electrifying Washington Park's Circulator for a Greener Future
This project converts five existing Ford transit buses to electric power. This conversion not

only reduces cost over buying new it ensures the gasoline engine is removed from the road and recycled instead of being sold for another use. It also retains the chassis and other equipment saving emissions over a new purchase.

SantiagoEBus600.jpg Electric Bus Deployments in Santiago de Chile
An electric bus implementation program in Santiago, Chile, inspired by the buses in Bogotá, Colombia, began in 2014 through a partnership between the Chilean Ministry of Transport and two privately held companies, Enel X and BYD, an Italian electric company and a Chinese bus making manufacturer, respectively.
Emergence-Communication-Services.jpg Emergency Communication Services
Establishes a practical approach for management of emergency and incident response with a common operating picture.
Go-Green.jpg Go-Green
GoGreen aims to help people understand the impact of small sustainable gestures on their communities through technology. It presents itself as a community rewards system where participating points providers can define actions that support their communities objectives and reward people for taking them. For the users they see a marketplace of options along with rewards based on secure blockchain based smart contracts for supportive behavior.
Green Horizons.jpg Green Horizons: Urban Workforce Development and Electrification Center
The Green Horizons Workforce Development and Vehicle Electrification Center is pursuing a

planning grant that aims to establish a positive sustainable economic impact for the Multnomah County Drainage District community. This project will produce an assessment plan for a combined workforce training and commercial grade EV fleet conversion facility.

Home Automation.jpg Home Automation
Step by step process of automating a home using various technologies.
India Stack Plus.jpg India Stack
India Stack is the moniker for a set of open APIs and digital public goods that aim to unlock the economic primitives of identity, data, and payments at population scale.
OMSI exterior.jpg OMSI Development
The OMSI Consortium is soliciting subject matter experts and qualified vendors to participate in a series of short virtual workshops during the months of October-December 2020, culminating in a Q1 2021 Request for Proposal (RFP) to build a showcase integrated district infrastructure solution to serve the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s 23-acre site with the potential to develop up to 3 million square feet of new, low-carbon, mixed-use construction in Portland’s Central City Plan District. Workshop details will be released to confirmed participants.
PublicWiFiList.jpg Open Wi-Fi Maps and Lists (by US state)
States are compiling lists of open Wi-Fi access points for residents who do not have home broadband access. While accessing these sites may be in violation of social distancing and shelter-in-place directives, some people may choose to use this option.

Open Wi-Fi SSIDs are potentially a security risk to users. Use of VPNs and secure website is highly recommended.

PASS.jpg Personal Access System for Services (PASS)
Social services are programs or services designed to support individuals and communities in need. They provide assistance with basic needs such as food, housing, and clothing, as well as health and medical care, education and job training, child care, support for individuals with disabilities or mental health conditions, and aging and elder care. These services are intended to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities and help individuals achieve self-sufficiency.
PortlandSmartTransport.png Portland Connected Intelligent Transportation
This project focuses on developing a sensor-connected “smart” corridor in Portland where transit data, traffic signalization, and air quality sensing are made available in a data portal with data visualization and analytics to improve transportation options, public health, economic development and civic engagement.
Vanport1947.jpg Regenerative Urbanism Vanport
Vanport, Oregon was a temporary housing project built in 1942 to address a wartime housing shortage in Portland.
Synchronicity.jpg SynchroniCity
The opportunities presented by technology are endless. However, societies are still struggling to get long-lasting value out of it, contributing to local priorities. How do we ensure that technology respects our privacy, enables us to live in a more sustainable way and helps us lead a happier life? It has become clear that we need to rethink and improve our development of technology in order to create better living conditions for people. For this reason, we created SynchroniCity, opening up a global market, where cities and businesses develop IoT- and AI-enabled services through pilots to improve the lives of citizens and grow local economies.
TRIMETCOVID19.jpg Transit Response
Cities and states are acting to slow progress of the COVID-19 pandemic by shuttering all nonessential businesses, closing schools, and urging residents to hunker down at home. As a result, ridership has fallen off for many mass transit systems across the country — light rail, streetcar, buses and ferries — as officials work to keep service running.
UrbanPlatform.jpg Urban Platform
An easy-to-use platform that allows you to manage your city, whether you are responsible for traffic and mobility, safety, infrastructure or high-level decision making.

Walking-biking.png Go-Green Webinar
GoGreen aims to help people understand the impact of small sustainable gestures on their communities through technology. It presents itself as a community rewards system where participating points providers can define actions that support their communities objectives and reward people for taking them. For the users they see a marketplace of options along with rewards based on secure blockchain based smart contracts for supportive behavior.

ActiveTransit.jpg Active Transit
Active transit, also known as active transportation, refers to forms of transportation that rely on human power, such as walking, cycling, and using mobility aids like wheelchairs. It also includes using public transportation like buses, subways, and trams. Active transit encourages active living, as it requires physical activity, and it can help to improve public health, reduce air pollution, and decrease dependence on fossil fuels.
Age-InclusiveCommunities.jpeg Age-Inclusive Communities
An age-inclusive community is a community that is designed to be accessible and inclusive for people of all ages.
Forest-Farming Agroforestry.jpg Agroforestry
Agroforestry is a land-use management system that combines the cultivation of crops and/or animals with the management of trees and other woody plants.
Artificial Intelligence.jpg Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science that deals with the simulation of human intelligence in machines that are programmed to think like humans and mimic their actions.
AutoChapter.jpg Autonomous Vehicles
In the last few years, there has been a major shift in the outlook for autonomous vehicles, not just in the headlines, but with investment and a serious development effort from almost every player in the auto and industrial technology industries.
BusinessContinuity.jpg Business Continuity
Business continuity refers to the processes and procedures an organization puts in place to ensure that critical business functions can continue during and after an unexpected disruption, such as a natural disaster, cyber attack, or power outage.
BusinessModelChapter.jpg Business Models
In October of 2016, Citigroup released a report INFRASTRUCTURE FOR GROWTH The dawn of a new multi-trillion dollar asset class estimating that the global market for infrastructure investments will reach $59 trillion within the next fifteen years. The report observed that transportation infrastructure would account for a large portion of this market. Cities that are able to establish themselves as viable “living laboratories” where new infrastructure and technologies can be deployed and tested will capture a larger portion of this economic pie.
Telecommunication-antennas.jpg Communications Networks
Communications networks are systems of interconnected devices, technologies, and infrastructure that are used to transmit information and data between different points. They can be wired or wireless and can be used for various forms of communication such as voice, text, data, images, and video.
Communications-Broadband.jpg Communications and Broadband
Communications and broadband are integral components of modern connectivity, playing a crucial role in the exchange of information, fostering global collaboration, and driving economic development. This page explores the definitions, technologies, and the impact of communications and broadband on societies around the world.
CommunityDevelopment.jpg Community Development
Community development is a broad term that refers to the process of improving the quality of life for the people living in a particular community.
CommunityEngagement.jpg Community Engagement
Community engagement refers to the process of involving and working with members of a community to address issues and make decisions that affect the community.
Community-Resilience-Planning.jpg Community Resilience
Community resilience refers to the ability of a community to withstand, adapt to, and recover from adverse situations or shocks. These challenges can range from natural disasters and economic downturns to social and health crises. Resilient communities are better equipped to bounce back, maintain essential functions, and thrive in the face of adversity.
ConnectedChapter.jpg Connected Vehicles
Connected urban speed electric AVs can operate without traffic signals. They can synchronize their behavior through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications at junctions and can operate at safe speeds that change by location and road conditions. Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications can be used to

activate street lights, get updated route information, open doors, and receive scheduling information.

Conservation Agriculture.jpg Conservation Agriculture
Conservation agriculture (CA) is a farming system that emphasizes the use of sustainable practices to protect the natural resources and biodiversity, while maintaining or increasing crop yields.
Data-Sovereignty.jpg Data Sovereignty
Data sovereignty refers to the idea that individuals and organizations have the right to control their own data and determine how it is collected, stored, used, and shared.
Digital Twins.jpg Digital Twins
A digital twin is a virtual representation of a physical object or system that can be used for various purposes such as simulation, analysis, and control. It is typically created using data from sensors and other sources to replicate the object's behavior and characteristics, and can be used for a wide range of applications, including manufacturing, aerospace, and infrastructure.
ConstructionelectrificationChapter.jpg E-Worksite
Construction sites are the source of material waste, visible dust, noise, and vibration. Construction and demolition sites also produce less obvious pollutants which are of serious concern for human health, namely NO2 and particulate matter. Combined with increasing urbanization trends and a fast-growing global population, it goes without saying that construction is here to stay. This chapter explores technologies that electrify construction equipment.
Economic-development.jpg Economic Development
Economic development refers to the process of improving the economic well-being and quality of life for a community by creating and retaining jobs, increasing the tax base and promoting sustainable economic growth.
EducationandTraining.jpeg Education and Training
Education and training refers to the process of acquiring knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits through various methods such as teaching, research, and self-study.
BusyStreet.jpg Efficiency and Productivity
Efficiency and productivity are important factors in the functioning and success of cities. A city that is efficient and productive is able to provide its citizens with high-quality services, a strong economy, and a high standard of living.
EVEnergySave.jpg Electric Cars Energy Savings
Electric vehicles (EVs) can provide significant energy savings compared to traditional gasoline-powered vehicles. The exact amount of energy savings will depend on a variety of factors, including the specific EV model, the type of battery it uses, and the efficiency of the charging system.
Charging Infrastructure.jpg Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
The electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure is still in the early stages of development, but it is growing rapidly as more and more people adopt EVs.
ElectricandHybridVehicles.jpg Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
The availability of electric and hybrid vehicles (EVs and HEVs) has been increasing in recent years, as more manufacturers have begun to produce and market these types of vehicles.
Family Farming.jpg Family Farming
Family farming is a type of agricultural production that is owned and operated by a family, with most of the labor provided by family members.
Floods.jpg Floods
The intensity of extreme rainfall has “sharply” increased over the past 20 years. While floods can be more regional in nature, satellite data show hydroclimatic extreme events are increasing in frequency, duration, and extent under warming conditions. Warmer temperatures increase evaporation, putting more moisture into the atmosphere that then gets released as rain or snowfall. It is also expected that, as the climate warms, flash floods will get “flashier,” meaning that the timing of the floods will get shorter while the magnitude gets higher.
TransportationChapter.jpg Freight
Electrification and automation are transforming the freight transportation industry in a number of ways.
PrecisionFarming.jpg Geographic Location Systems
A Geographic Location System (GLS) is a technology that uses various methods to determine the location of a device or object on the earth's surface.
Glossary.jpg Glossary
Glossary
HighSpeedRail.jpg High Speed Rail
High-speed rail (HSR) is a type of train service that is designed to travel at speeds of over 125 miles per hour (200 km/h).
Hyperloop.jpg Hyperloop
Hyperloop is a proposed mode of transportation that uses a high-speed train that travels through a vacuum-sealed tube. The idea was first proposed by Elon Musk in 2013, who suggested that the technology could be used to travel between major cities at speeds of up to 700 miles per hour.
CityInfrastructure.jpg Infrastructure
The infrastructure of a city refers to the underlying physical systems and facilities that are necessary for the functioning of the city and the well-being of its residents. A typical city's infrastructure may include:
Intelligence Augmentation.jpg Intelligence Augmentation
AI stands for Artificial Intelligence, and IA stands for Intelligence Augmentation. Both are related to the field of computer science, but they have different focuses.
Intelligent Building.jpg Intelligent Building
An Intelligent Building (IB) is a type of building that uses digital technology to improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of building management.
Autonomous-driving-Barcelona.jpg Intelligent Transportation
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) refers to the use of advanced technologies such as sensors, communication networks, and data analytics to improve the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of transportation systems.
KnowledgeManagement.jpg Knowledge Management
Knowledge management is the process of storing, organizing, and sharing knowledge and information within an organization or group of people. The goal of knowledge management is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization by making it easier for people to access and use relevant information and expertise.
Law-and-order.jpg Law and Order
"Law and order" is a phrase that refers to the principles and system of governance that ensures that laws are created, enforced, and upheld in society. It is a concept that emphasizes the importance of maintaining peace, safety, and security through the rule of law.
ParkwayHousesSeacroft.jpg Low Income Housing
Low-income housing refers to housing that is intended for households with low incomes.
WellbeingChapter.png Measurement
Wellbeing refers to a state of being happy, healthy, and comfortable in one's life. It encompasses a range of physical, mental, and emotional factors, and can be influenced by a variety of factors such as genetics, environment, and personal choices.
Transportation Operations.jpg Measuring Transportation Performance
The purpose of this wiki page is to explain the limitations of conventional transportation HKPIs and to promote the use of HKPIs for accessibility of services and resources in a city. The page aims to provide an overview of the benefits of using HKPIs for accessibility, examples of such metrics, and case studies of cities that have successfully implemented them. It also provides recommendations for cities and transportation planners to implement HKPIs for accessibility of services and resources in order to promote social equity and inclusion.
MentalHealth.jpg Mental Health
Mental health refers to a person's overall well-being in relation to their emotional, psychological, and social functioning. It encompasses a wide range of mental states and conditions, including mood, emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
MobileDevice.jpg Mobile Device and Communications Networks
Mobile communication networks are wireless communication networks that are used to support the transmission of voice, data, and other types of information to and from mobile devices, such as cellphones and tablets. Mobile communication networks are an essential component of modern telecommunications infrastructure, and they enable people to communicate and access information from anywhere at any time.
MobilityHub.jpg Mobility Hubs
A mobility hub is a transportation facility that provides multiple modes of transportation and serves as a central point for people to connect to different types of transportation services. Mobility hubs can be located in urban, suburban, or rural areas and can include a range of transportation options, such as buses, trains, bicycles, electric scooters, and carsharing services.
ModularLifeLab.jpg Modular Buildings
Modular building systems refer to the construction of buildings using prefabricated components that are assembled on site to form a complete structure. The history of modular building systems dates back to the 18th century, when the concept of prefabrication was first introduced.
Municipal Services.jpg Municipal Services
Municipal services are a range of services provided by local governments to the residents of a city, town, or other municipality.
OpenSource.jpg Open Source
Open source refers to a type of software or technology whose source code is publicly available and can be modified and distributed by anyone. This means that the underlying code that makes the software or technology work is freely accessible to the public, and can be modified, improved, or distributed by anyone without the need for permission from the original creator.
OrganicFarming.jpg Organic Farming
Organic farming is a method of farming that focuses on using natural methods to grow crops and raise animals, without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
CityHall.jpg Organisation of Cities
City governments are also typically organised into various bureaus, departments or agencies that are responsible for different functions and services. These may include departments or agencies responsible for public works, transportation, public safety, parks and recreation, health and human services, and other areas.
Permaculture.jpg Permaculture
Permaculture is a holistic design system that aims to create sustainable human settlements and agricultural systems by mimicking the patterns and relationships found in nature.
PhysicalHealth.jpeg Physical Health
Physical health refers to the overall well-being of the body and its systems, including the cardiovascular system, the musculoskeletal system, the respiratory system, and the digestive system. It is the ability of the body to perform daily activities, resist and recover from illnesses and injuries, and maintain balance and physical fitness.
Predictive Modeling.jpg Predictive Modeling
Predictive modeling is a process of using statistical and machine learning algorithms to analyze historical data and make predictions about future events.

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