There are no emissions of pollutants or noise from these electric buses that receive power from overhead wires; but it's the wires that are viewed by some as visual pollution. Powered from the city's hydroelectric dam, they are truly carbon-free.
Dec 15, 2013 San Francisco Chronicle
Addressing Minneapolis business leaders last week, Katherine Loflin, lead consultant to the Knight Foundation's Soul of the Community Project, explained the key factors that drive people's attachment to a city and how to lure young professionals.
May 13, 2013 MinnPost
Planners, architects, and developers made America ugly in the 60s, 70s, and 80s, opines Ross Douthat. In this piece, he questions whether or not the aesthetic revival led by Steve Jobs could be applied to our buildings and spaces.
Oct 9, 2011 The New York Times
Appreciation of diversity, social offerings, and aesthetics trump jobs, economy, and safety according to a new survey by Gallup/Knight.
Nov 16, 2010 John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Portland has them. So does Charlotte. But in the nation's capital, streetcar overhead wires are under fire from historic preservationists.
Apr 6, 2010 Washington Post
Roger Scruton compares American and European ways of regulating aesthetics in buildings.
Dec 24, 2009 The American Enterprise Institute
A study by Richard Florida and others concludes that the beauty of a place is a highly significant factor in community satisfaction.
Dec 10, 2009 SpacingMontreal