September 12, 2016, 8am PDT
The account of how the terror and tragedy of 9/11 led an urban planner from working for a private consulting firm to working in the public sector.
December 15, 2015, 9am PST
Rail travelers are not subject to the same degree of security measures as air travelers according to security experts, reports Ron Nixon for The New York Times. Yet far more travel by rail than plane, and rail has been a terrorist target abroad.
August 26, 2015, 5am PDT
Friday's foiled attempt by an alleged terrorist to massacre civilians on a Paris-bound, high-speed Thalys train has raised fears that a similar attack could be launched on one of America's lesser-speed trains. Are current security measures adequate?
The New York Times - U.S.
October 23, 2012, 6am PDT
Since the September 11 attacks, the areas in and surrounding Lower Manhattan have experienced an increase in the population of young, educated workers, reports Sam Roberts. Farther-off suburbs are seeing their share of such high-value workers shrink.
September 11, 2012, 1pm PDT
On this sombre anniversary, we bring you an article that was published last year by Kaid Benfield, looking at the legacy of 9/11 for community & the built environment.
September 12, 2011, 10am PDT
Erica Stewart of the National Trust for Historic Preservation runs down a few of the ways that rebuilding efforts after the attacks on 9/11 took historic preservation into account.
National Trust For Historic Preservation
August 26, 2011, 1pm PDT
Architect Michael Arad design "Reflecting Absence" was chosen from 5,200 others. After navigating constant criticism and design hurdles, "Reflecting Absence," the memorial to victims of September 11, 2001, is 16 days from it's unveiling.
July 11, 2011, 10am PDT
Scheduled to open in two months on the day after the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, project architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker discuss their masterpiece.
September 11, 2009, 10am PDT
Eight years after terrorists felled the World Trade Center towers in New York City, progress on rebuilding the site has been slow and mired in controversy.
September 9, 2009, 12pm PDT
Mohamed Atta, one of the 9/11 terrorists, pursued a masters degree in city planning before the attacks. Slate's Daniel Brooks reads Atta's masters thesis, and finds a strain of anti-Western modernism that is revealing.
July 14, 2009, 6am PDT
Julia Galef takes a look at Secure Cities, a new website that maps the effect of security measures on public space since 9/11.
June 26, 2009, 2pm PDT
A local committee in Easton, Connecticut, has made a suggestion on the location of a 9/11 Memorial Site -- the same site that was denied by the Planning and Zoning Commission six months ago.
January 5, 2009, 12pm PST
A new tower designed by architect Daniel Libeskind has a dramatic gash in the middle, which some say is too reminiscent of the horrors of 9/11.
June 19, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Metropolis Magazine visits Ground Zero as building begins, and finds that the bold plans and architectural dreams have fizzled.</p>
May 26, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>The Pentagon Memorial, dedicated to the 194 people killed at the Pentagon on Sept. 11th, opened today to families and journalists. Architects Julie Beckman and Keith Kaseman sought to evoke individual memories but express a collective whole.</p>
March 20, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>The families of victims of the hijacked September 11 Flight 93 have secured more than 900 acres of land in Pennsylvania for a permanent memorial.</p>