Back in 2001, Jim Starry proposed a radical rethink of airport design, with inclined runways and gates on top of terminals and parking lots. Lost in the 9/11 shuffle, Sarah Rich takes a second look at the idea.
Jun 27, 2012 Smithsonian
Foster + Partners reveal a utopian transit master plan so massive that it requires us to consider it "on a level that transcends appearance." The design seeks to streamline connections to the rest of the world through subterranean engineering.
Nov 15, 2011 The Atlantic
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.
Jul 6, 2011 Los Angeles Times
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.
Jan 28, 2011 The New York Times
Major hubs of transportation and logistics are planning major capital investments in Southern California over the next several years.
Aug 9, 2010 The Planning Report
Bensenville, Illinois has been fighting an O'Hare airport expansion tooth and nail for decades. A new mayor signaled a change of heart (and a $16 million settlement).
Nov 17, 2009 Chicago Tribune
With one of the smallest and busiest airports in the country, San Diego is thinking about upgrading its facilities. One idea is to build a new airport on the ocean.
Oct 23, 2009 The Infrastructurist
Construction begins on Aerotropolis Atlanta, an unusual "live-work-play mini-city" development going up close to Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport- so close, in fact, that there will be a connecting walkway directly to the new international terminal.
May 27, 2009 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
USA Today reports on a growing trend of cities like Dallas and Seattle that are connecting their airports to their downtowns via rail.
May 26, 2009 USA Today
<p>A new airport overlay district in Sioux Falls, South Dakota has nearby homeowners crying 'taking!' Airport officials say, 'All we're trying to do is make sure we have good neighbors.'</p>
Jun 24, 2008 The Argus Leader