An alternate transportation network of private buses—fully equipped with wifi—thus threads daily through San Francisco, picking up workers at unmarked bus stops (though many coexist in digital space), carrying them southward via the commuter lanes of the 101 and 280 freeways, and eventually delivers them to their campuses. What does this flow tell us about Silicon Valley, and the City it feeds?
Hobbyist mapmaker Andrew Lynch is fascinated by what nearly was.
LA flush with freeway cap park proposals
The idea of an eight-lane highway sweeping through lower Manhattan seems preposterous to us now. It wasn't in the 1960s, as a new Cooper Union exhibit shows.
art for transit enthusiasts
They're the most useful thing you pay no attention to. Start paying attention.
International website of the Dutch Fietsberaad (Bicycle Council), the expertise centre for cycling and all related subjects.
Revisiting the classic urban grid
On Sunday, the Bloomberg administration put a plan into effect to reduce traffic congestion in Midtown by closing two sections of Broadway to vehicles, from 47th to 42nd Streets and 35th to 33rd Streets.
A day after a stretch of Broadway between 42nd and 47th Streets was closed to cars, the soul of Times Square remained intact.
The section of Henry Hudson Parkway above 165th Street is an amalgam of various street improvements from the 1880s to the 1930s.
U.S. 1 stretches 2,000 miles from Maine to Florida. For much of the way it is distinctive for its lack of distinction. But amid the fast-food chains, discount stores and parking lots of its strip malls lies the occasional exception.
Originally saved in Times File on Dec 29, 2007
Israel is constructing a road through the West Bank, east of Jerusalem, that will allow both Israelis and Palestinians to travel along it — separately.
Originally saved in Times File on Aug 11, 2007
The mountainous grasslands in Qinghai Province have become motorcycle country.
Originally saved in Times File on Jul 26, 2006
The fourth new design for an expanded Pennsylvania Station within the landmark General Post Office across Eighth Avenue was unveiled yesterday. It is the most modest to date, but it may prove to be the one that can actually get built.
Originally saved in Times File on Apr 30, 2006