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Cecil Bothwell

writer, artist, former elected official, gardener, musician, swlf in Asheville

What if the horse actually knows the way?

PRESENTED ON MAY 20, 2016
IN ASHEVILLE @ VOL 11

"This biggest problem with cars are the drivers."

In "What if the horse actually knows the way?" from PechaKucha Night Asheville Vol. 11, Cecil Bothwell talks about the autonomous vehicles are headed our way faster than we can imagine.The driverless revolution will affect our work and play, parking and highways, car ownership and unemployment.

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What Makes a Great City

BY JONATHAN X. CÔTÉ
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Jonathan X. Côté discusses the elements needed to make a city truly great. He states that Great Cities are not necessarily the biggest or most perfect places. However, a mix of certain aspects can turn a city into a fantastic place to live, and Côté shares with us just what it takes to create a great one.

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Transit Design

BY JEFF DOBLE
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Jeff Doble is an architecht and designer, and has always loved urban design and planning. Here he tells us about two of his projects, in both Vancouver and Riyadh, and the factors that go into planning and designing each station in order to encourage more people to use public transit. 

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The Right Way to Infringement the Rights of Car Lovers

BY PAVEL AKIMOV
@ VOL 2 ON DEC 22, 2013

Pavel Akimov conveys the idea of population and trams. He talks about the advantage and importance of tram transportation for city dwellers and relates this tram practice in foreign countries. (In Russian) 

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There's a Hole in Our City

BY CHRISTOPHER JOYELL
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 09, 2015

The City-owned property, 78 Haywood St., lies in the heart of downtown Asheville, yet it has remained vacant for over a decade. It's time to fix that.

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And you may ask yourself, well...how did we get here

BY MARIA VYAS
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 18, 2016

Maria Vyas set out to become a concert pianist...but life doesn't always turn out the way you expect. So, what do you do next? For Maria she turned to transportation planning. Salt Lake City is lucky to have such an energetic and passionate advocate for smart transportation planning and growth. Maria explains how thoughtful planning for all modes of transportaiton, walking, biking, driving, and mass transit contribute to the value of our built environment.

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Horse Lessons

BY KRISTINE JUBECK
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

Kristine Jubeck shares what she learned from horses on a journey toward greater self awareness.

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What if you live your life the way you ride your bike?

BY GEORGIE WOOD
@ VOL 18 ON SEP 07, 2017

Georgie Wood is the founder of creative communications agency Wood Wood Culture Club. During her career, she’s explored youth culture links with Fred Perry, inspired people to head outdoors with Regatta and helped Londoners fall in love with vintage steel road bikes.

In this talk she looks into the question: "what if you live your life the way you ride your bike?"

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Horse Appraisals

BY CHRISTINE ROLANDO
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 08, 2018

And expert in appraising horses, Christine Rolando shares what she is noticing.

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Asheville: First Impressions

BY TOM MCCARTER
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 30, 2018

Tom McCarter takes a satirical look at the city of Asheville through the lens of a transplanted Miamian.