Airports

October 11, 2011, 6am PDT
"Build it and they will come," says Ysabel Yates. Unfortunately for these 6 large airports, they didn't.
The Infrastructurist
August 24, 2011, 7am PDT
GOOD Magazine writes about Chicago's O'Hare International Airport dedicating 2,400 square feet of vacant space to on-site beekeeping.
GOOD Magazine
July 6, 2011, 10am PDT
The addition of the Bradley terminal and modernization projects across LAX are pushing the airport back into relevance, Dan Weikel reports for the Los Angeles Times.
Los Angeles Times
June 17, 2011, 8am PDT
An old disused airport in Brooklyn will be converted into an urban campground, expanding from its current 5 campsites to more than 600.
Inhabitat
April 29, 2011, 5am PDT
Infrastructure projects are lagging in Brazil, which is causing some to worry that the country won't be ready to host the 2014 World Cup.
The National
April 12, 2011, 1pm PDT
Officials in Dubai have announced plans to extend the emirate's 75-km rail system to more than 250 km.
Emirates 24/7
April 6, 2011, 8am PDT
Transportation is destiny, and cities must adapt. Demography: ditto. Bill Barnes finds digs into a pile of "big think" planning books and pulls out a number of lessons for the future.
Nation's Cities Weekly
March 21, 2011, 12pm PDT
When the airport was built in Santa Barbara, California, engineers dammed the surrounding wetlands to prevent flooding and to keep birds from gathering. A new restoration refutes those conclusions, and paves (or unpaves) the way for other airports.
Miller-McCune
February 17, 2011, 10am PST
A new book suggests that airports can be the driving factor that creates vibrant global cities in the future. This review from <em>Metropolis</em> holds some doubts.
Metropolis
February 5, 2011, 5am PST
New Songdo City in South Korea is the model for new cities, according to Greg Lindsay and John D. Kasarda, who argue that its airport is its most important element.
What Matters
February 3, 2011, 8am PST
The demand for air travel may seem to be on the decline, but it's actually rising -- and playing a major role in determining which places are more economically successful.
The New York Times
January 28, 2011, 7am PST
The Regional Plan Association has released a $15 billion proposal to expand capacity at congested Kennedy and Newark Liberty International Airports by 50 million passengers per year.
The New York Times
December 14, 2010, 5am PST
Officials in Ontario, CA, contend that LA/Ontario Airport would be a major driver of development -- if it wasn't mismanaged by an airport authority controlled by the City of Los Angeles.
California Planning & Development Report
November 14, 2010, 11am PST
Architect Claire Lester reimagines Chicago's O'Hare as a dynamic, multipurpose environment.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 22, 2010, 1pm PDT
A design company from Barcelona is selling airports on the idea of installing luxury sleep "bubbles" in terminals. Two international airports have reportedly signed up.
Fast Company
August 31, 2010, 7am PDT
Work has begun on a long-sought rail line linking downtown Denver to the city's international airport.
USA Today
July 22, 2010, 1pm PDT
Airports are becoming more than airports, with an increasing number expanding their services to being multimodal transit hubs.
USA Today
July 17, 2010, 5am PDT
The Web Urbanist counts down the ten most hair raising airports. "Flying may be one of the safest methods of travel but it doesn't always look that way."
Web Urbanist
July 4, 2010, 11am PDT
British officials are looking to help their efforts to curb carbon emissions by capping growth on airport runways that they say encourage "binge flying".
The New York Times
June 28, 2010, 6am PDT
Planners in Indianapolis have revealed plans for an "aerotropolis" to develop around the city's international airport.
Herald-Times