Perhaps known more for high tolls than beauty, the Verrazano Narrows bridge turned 50 on November 21. Staten Islanders expected the high tolls to end when the bridge was paid for.
3 hours ago The New York Times N.Y. / Region
Angie Schmitt and Payton Chung have created a three-part series on the Indiana Toll Road and how its example informs the use of private finance to build and maintain highways.
4 hours ago Streetsblog USA
Community conversations often devolve. Could it be partly due to the "midlife crisis" of the North American demographic? Can we look forward to a time of more social connectedness in the next decade, as we recalibrate to less "me," more "we?"
5 hours ago PlaceShakers
The Wall Street Journal examines a pair of businesses as examples of how new sources of data can be collected and sold. Orbital Insight, Inc, for instance, interprets the shadows cast by buildings.
6 hours ago The Wall Street Journal
The first bike super highway connecting Copenhagen and one of its suburbs was completed in 2012. That first, 11-mile leg only hints of the ambitious plans for the network.
7 hours ago Citiscope
Parts of rural Texas sound a bit like the outspoken high speed rail opponents in California's Central Valley in their reaction to the Texas Central Railway's bullet train which maintains strong support at the terminal cities of Houston and Dallas.
8 hours ago The New York Times
West Virginia-based SkyTruth is culling satellite and aerial images to blow the whistle on unreported damage to the environment.
9 hours ago Fusion
Writing for The Dirt, Jared Green takes a critical eye to the proposed master plan for the Smithsonian's South Mall campus, designed by high-profile Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group.
10 hours ago ASLA The Dirt
A new exhibit at the New York Museum of Modern Art examines the growing pains of urbanism's ascendance.
11 hours ago Next City
Portland will launch an effort to evaluate and improve its influential neighborhood greenway system of bike friendly residential corridors.
Yesterday Bike Portland