The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab, Director, Dr. Gabriela Fernandez and Director of the Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age, Dr. Ming Hsiang Tsou presented at the ESRI User Conference 2023 in San Diego California to showcase their research on the SDGs along the US-Mexico border entitled “San Diego County’s Sustainable Development Goals Tracking Dashboard.”
Dr. Gabriela Fernandez and Dr. Alma Beatriz Navarro presented the recently signed SDG MOU collaboration between San Diego State University, Metabolism of Cities Living Lab and the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California on the fight towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals along the US-Mexico border.
Dr. Gabriela Fernandez the Director of the Metabolism of Cities Living Lab at SDSU was invited to SANDAG to provide more information about her career journey and the MOC-LLAB.
On April 17, 2023 the President of SDSU gives a presentation on the array of sustainability projects accross SDSU. The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab was showcased during the Sustainability in Action: SDSU President’s Update.
The exhibit consists of two parts: Metabolism of Cities Living Lab SDSU 4 SDGs “Leave No One Behind ” Exhibition & Libraries and Sustainability: Working Toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the SDSU Library.
This project explored socially vulnerable communities in San Diego County to evaluate the impacts of the Safe Routes 2 School program. Identified accident hot spot areas for future routing improvements, developed and designed: a SR2S web-based visualization tool for easy road safety monitoring and reporting, SR2S surveys, a virtual reality educational transit safety training game “KIDS 4 Safe Routes VR” for children ages 11 to 14 years old, and strengthened collaboration.