Pavement

Michael J. Coren has a preview of an MIT report that lays out the economic and environmental benefits of stiffer pavement.
Jun 5, 2012   Fast Co.Exist
<em>Grist</em> looks at the volunteer group in Portland that legally removes unnecessary pavement from places around the city and replaces it with gardens and green space.
Sep 17, 2010   Grist
A new test program to de-pave the city of Baltimore is turning the soil formerly covered by city school playgrounds. The project is aimed at reducing runoff.
Aug 24, 2010   The Balimore Sun
Rather than being part of a car liberation or permeable pavement movement, poorly maintained county roads are having their asphalt ground into gravel as a cost-cutting measure to avoid costly road reconstruction. Lack of funding is the cause.
Jul 19, 2010   Wall Street Journal - U.S.
As oil prices rise, so does the cost of asphalt. Concrete, historically more expensive, is now becoming a viable cost competitor. Because of its lighter shade, its also been shown to contribute less to climate change.
Jul 9, 2009   The Infrastructurist
<p>This film from <em>Streetsblog</em> looks at a community effort in Portland to remove pavement from unused parking lots.</p>
Jun 20, 2008   Streetsblog L.A.