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Block 12 – Tacony–Palmyra Bridge

We went to the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge to listen to the river, the way the bridge itself would listen to the river…. for the bridge, it is hard to do so, as the traffic crossing is loud and it drowns the sounds of the water and of the geese and of the wind even… would it work during the night? Or would cars continue to pass… better to be present one of those magic moments when the bridge opens to make a ship pass….. Silently, at least compared to the car sounds… ...

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Representations of Mobility

What happens when the virtual and real worlds meet?  What effects do virtual representations of mobility have on reality?  Our first feedback meeting dove into some challenging concepts, but attendee and mobility research scholar Mimi Sheller was able to answer many of these hard questions.  Below she makes some unexpected connections, ultimately showing how “250 Miles Crossing Philadelphia” enhances our understanding of the world around us. ...

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