A Lesson To Be Learnt From Boston's Big Dig

Jane Holtz Kay, author of "Asphalt Nation" comments about the uncertainty surrounding Boston's Big Dig.

"No one would argue that Boston will not be a better place on that day when the old artery becomes a kit of wasted parts. Around the country, other Americans are reassessing their urban environment, turning to context-sensitive design and alternative forms of transportation. The renewal of federal funding in the transportation bill next year may see more money for rail transportation. In the meantime, Boston offers a cautionary tale about how difficult it is to re-create a walking city in a nation long dominated by the car."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Full Story: Notes From Boston: Big Dig Bluster


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