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Unformatted text preview: Workshop: Mindmaps, Communication, Scenarios… Urban Transportation Planning MIT Course 1.252j/11.380j Fall 2002 Mikel Murga, MIT Research Associate October 2 , 2002 2 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Table of Contents ! Working with Mindmaps ! Communication tools ! Forecasting … and Scenarios ! Models: GIS, 4-step demand estimates, traffic, noise pollution… 3 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Mindmapping ! Brainstorming: MindMapping (by Tony Buzan) ! From sequential thinking and note taking to tree structures ! Rearrange ideas ! Establish connections ! Let associations emerge 4 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Mindmapping ! A whole-brain alternative to linear thinking ! Retain both the overall picture and the details ! Promote associations ! You see what you know and where the gaps are ! Clears your mind of mental clutter ! It works well for group brainstorming 5 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Mindmapping ! Let us do a joint MindMap 6 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Communication Tools ! Transportation Policy depends to a great extent on two-way communications: ! Policy analysts "# elected officials ! Elected officials "# other politicians ! Elected officials "# mass media ! Public at large "# elected officials ! …………………. "# …………………. ! But impact of a message is based on: ! words (7%), ! how words are said (38%), and, ! non verbal clues (55%) 7 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Communication Tools Most Least (9%) 4th Writing Next most Next least (16%) 3rd Reading Next least Next most (30%) 2nd Speaking Least Most (45%) 1st Listening taught used learned Toastmasters? Speed reading?… 8 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Communication Tools How Do you Visualize Change??? Remember that simulations could be critical 9 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Other tools of the trade ! Creativity : Lateral thinking, to think-out-of-the-box, thinkertoys… 10 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Out-of-the-box thinkers ! Edward de Bono: ! Thinking Tools ! Six thinking hats ! Lateral Thinking ! Michael Michalko: ! Cracking Creativity ! ThinkerToys ! Many others ! The intelligence trap ! The Everest effect ! Plus.Minus.Interesting. ! C.A.F. consider all factors ! O.P.V. Other people view ! To look for Alternatives – beyond the obvious ! Analyze Consequences ! Problem Solving and Lateral Thinking ! Provocations 11 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 Models and Forecasting… ! Forecasting: ! Short term extrapolation:The future on the basis of the past ! Applicable to slow incremental change ! The problem is that people believe that this situation will continue for ever ! But… Time into the future Forecasting Scenarios uncertainty predictability 12 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2002 Day 4.5 …And Scenarios ! A conceptual description of the future based on...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ESD 11.380j taught by Professor Fredsalvucci during the Fall '02 term at MIT.

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