Indeed, could the private automobile lobby show a video on their You Tube...– http://greenideafactory.blogspot.com/2010/11/another-history-of-conditional.html
An engineer designing a street or road prioritizes the world in this way, no...– Confessions of a recovering engineer | Grist
In retrospect I understand that this was utter insanity. Wider, faster, treeless...– Confessions of a recovering engineer | Grist
vivacity: Necessity, the mother of invention →
vivacityblog: By Andy Marks Slums, shanty towns, favelas, it is estimated that 1 billion of us now reside in these products of extreme urbanisation. Lagos, a mega city of 16million, has three quarters of it’s residents living in slums. The city is growing at such an extraordinary pace, that by 2015, it is predicted to be the world’s third most populous city, behind only Mumbai and Tokyo. This...
As I look at a century or so in this part of our city, read the newspapers, look...– Around Brown’s Square « A Town Square
SPAAM: Cliscè →
spaam: Da italiano, se cucinassi rigatoni scotti e ci sputassi sopra, un qualsiasi nordico, mangiandoli, mi potrebbe fare i complimenti come cuoco. La mia amica Mariana, brasiliana, non sa ballare la samba. I miei amici quando vengono a Berlino mi dicono sempre “che città ordinata e pulita”. Chi, quale, dove? La parte più interessante è nell’attesa del cliscè. Se lo trovano aha, trovato....
26 COSE DA FARE PER GESTIRE SUBITO LA PROPRIA... →
Se non state provando un qualche grado di apprensione adesso, non state leggendo le notizie. Ecco alcuni dei miei suggerimenti per trasformare questa energia emotiva in azioni costruttive
La neige est de retour… →
Roma è una città ministeriale, puttanona e piuttosto borghese. Piccolo borghese....– SPAAM: So de Roma J’ai habité à Rome pendant plus de vingt ans, et j’ai toujours de la peine à comprendre la philosophie de vie des Romains… :(
Reinventing Parking: Parking basics:... →
To deal with the uncertainty in predicting the demand for parking, some cities allow developers to provide fewer parking spaces if they set aside land that can later be converted to parking if demand is higher than expected. Palo Alto, California, allows reductions of up to 50 percent in parking requirements if the difference is made up through a landscaped reserve, and none of these landscaped...
Parking, repurposed. →
On Reinventing Parking, a post wonders about the possibility of turning parking spaces into something else. A good case study is Rome: here, zoning laws and parking requirements are rarely…
Why public transportation is good for kids | Grist →
rmpenguino: zenhabits: Important read. Actually made me tear up because it brought fond memories of my travels back in Brazil, all before I even entered school. Something about the exploration, confidence and independence that comes with navigating transit makes me wish that my child gets the same opportunity. While not a panacea, I’ve always felt alive when taking transit, because...
The simple fact is that cycling can be expensive or as cheap as you want it to...– Jim Davis considers the role of status in bicycle use. (via thisbigcity)