Taipei announces the Xinsheng Elevated Expressway is to be reopened in October 2009.
The city’s first street design manual aims to get people to think about streets as not just for cars, but as public spaces incorporating safety, aesthetics, and environmental concerns.
With no wires, utility poles or billboards to block the view, stop-and-go traffic on the Merritt can be more of an opportunity than an annoyance.
The section of Henry Hudson Parkway above 165th Street is an amalgam of various street improvements from the 1880s to the 1930s.
The history behind highway signs, and the development of a new road sign font called Clearview.
Originally saved in Times File on Aug 12, 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
Many connoisseurs of the highway are championing the use of slow roads — back roads with scenery and history — instead of faceless Interstates. The idea emphasizes savoring local detail and culture.
Originally saved in Times File on Aug 5, 2007
Route 66 aficionados hope that the restoration of one of the most famous stops for travelers along the highway, Roy’s Motel and Cafe in Amboy, Calif., will anchor a revival of motel culture and Route 66 tourism.
Originally saved in Times File on Jun 13, 2007
A field guide of regional names for types of intersections and other road matters.
Originally saved in Times File on Mar 13, 2007
While Wall Street, and by association all of New York City, is often presented as the opposite of Main Street, the city actually has five Main Streets, one for each borough.
Officials in Garrison in Putnam County want to pave over parts of Old Albany Post Road that are still made of the original sand and crushed rock.
Saint may not be the first word that springs to mind thinking of Los Angeles, but a local artist is on a quest to interpret the city’s 103 streets named after saints.
An Israeli court’s acceptance of separate roads for Palestinians has brought accusations that it is the beginning of legal apartheid in the West Bank.
Fake speed humps, as flat as the street, but designed to appear three-dimensional, fool drivers into slowing down.
The Appian Way, dotted with historical sites like the Villa of the Quintili, is facing chronic traffic congestion, vandalism and, some of its guardians grumble, illegal development.