The economic stimulus of China has focused billions of dollars on building skyscrapers. Some wonder whether a building bust may soon follow.
Mar 9, 2010 Business Week
A look at public space as a "community living room" and the role of police within the context of Los Angeles.
Mar 8, 2010 Examiner
A picture's worth a thousand plans - at least when it's a "photo-realistic visualization." Designer Steve Price's detailed 3D flash animations show towns what empty streetscapes and drab buildings could look like with a little bit of planning.
Mar 8, 2010 Grist.org
$7 gas is necessary according to a new report if transportation emissions are to be reduced to EPA targets by 2020. What's more, providing tax credits for electric and hybrid vehicles would backfire. The report recommends steep gas tax increases.
Mar 8, 2010 The New York Times - Science
<em>The Transport Politic</em> details the City of New York's plans for a citywide busway on 34th Street.
Mar 8, 2010 the transport politic
This piece from <em>Fast Company</em> looks at an effort by IBM to use computer systems to intuitively understand traffic systems and improve the way city infrastructure handles congestion.
Mar 8, 2010 Fast Company
The city of Toronto's public transit system has been plagued by dysfunctional service and rider complaints. Officials are looking to Philadelphia for lessons on improving their troubled system.
Mar 8, 2010 The Toronto Star
Tasked with managing millions of acres of public lands, the federal Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to perform detailed ecological studies of some of its most notable properties.
Mar 7, 2010 San Jose Mercury News
An extensive redevelopment program is planned for East London, in an area one commenter calls "the land that God forgot."
Mar 5, 2010 The New Statesman
A judge has banned Brookyln architect Robert M. Scarano Jr from submitting building plans to the city after many of his buildings allegedly were built taller or larger than the plans portrayed.
Mar 4, 2010 The New York Times