11b South

Jul 28

““Sixteen brand new, concrete-lined tunnels now exist under New York City where none did five years ago,” MTA Chairman Joseph J. Lhota” — by secondavenuesagas.com

Jul 26

State Decision Making in the Context of Federal Transportation Funding
Yonah Freemark July 26th, 2012 | Comments, thetransportpolitic.com
» An exam­i­na­tion of STIP plans shows wide vari­a­tion in planned use of fed­er­al trans­porta­tion dol­lars across states, with lim­it­ed abil­i­ty to maneu­ver inde­pen­dent­ly.Because of the sheer num­ber of states in the U.S., it i…

State Decision Making in the Context of Federal Transportation Funding
Yonah Freemark July 26th, 2012 | Comments, thetransportpolitic.com

» An exam­i­na­tion of STIP plans shows wide vari­a­tion in planned use of fed­er­al trans­porta­tion dol­lars across states, with lim­it­ed abil­i­ty to maneu­ver inde­pen­dent­ly.

Because of the sheer num­ber of states in the U.S., it i…

“she told the protesters that if they couldn’t be quiet, they would have to leave. That worked for about two seconds, then some old guy yelled, “YOU should leave!” and that was a wrap.” — by ny.curbed.com

Jun 28

Cool websites

Mar 27

Countries without McDonald’s restaurantsflickr.com

Countries without McDonald’s restaurants
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Mar 23

A Picture Worth 1,000 Arguments for More Walkable Streets
Kaid Benfield is the director of the Sustainable Communities and Smart Growth program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, co-founder of the LEED for Neighborhood Development rating system, and co-founder of Smart Growth America. He writes (almost) daily about community, development, and the environment. For more posts, see his blog’s home page. All posts », theatlanticcities.com
The above photo comes from The Walk­a­ble and Liv­able Cities Insti­tute, led by the inde­fati­ga­ble Dan Bur­den. The Insti­tute post­ed it on Face­book yes­ter­day, with this cap­tion:Most of us will out­live our abil­i­ty to drive. If we wan…

A Picture Worth 1,000 Arguments for More Walkable Streets
Kaid Benfield is the director of the Sustainable Communities and Smart Growth program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, co-founder of the LEED for Neighborhood Development rating system, and co-founder of Smart Growth America. He writes (almost) daily about community, development, and the environment. For more posts, see his blog’s home page. All posts », theatlanticcities.com

The above photo comes from The Walk­a­ble and Liv­able Cities Insti­tute, led by the inde­fati­ga­ble Dan Bur­den. The Insti­tute post­ed it on Face­book yes­ter­day, with this cap­tion:

Most of us will out­live our abil­i­ty to drive. If we wan…

Mar 21

Unconventional (yet informative!) Maps of the Big Apple -

Very good collection of very interesting NYC maps from around the web

Mar 15

David Lynch's Freakish Advertisements: The Rats of New York City - Arts & Lifestyle -

John Metcalfe is a staff writer at The Atlantic Cities. All posts », theatlanticcities.com

Around the time he was film­ing Twin Peaks, David Lynch was dab­bling in some seri­ous­ly bugged-out ad cam­paigns, as well.

Exhib­it A is 1991’s We Care About New York, a roden­tial PSA that address­es lit­ter­ing in New York City…

Mar 09

I Can’t Stop Looking at Photos of Absurdly Tiny Homes - Design
Emily Badger is a contributing writer to The Atlantic Cities. She also writes for Pacific Standard, and her work has appeared in GOOD, The Christian Science Monitor, and The New York Times. She lives in Washington, D.C. All posts », theatlanticcities.com
The world’s tini­est apart­ments are beck­on­ing on the Inter­net every day. Come and gawk at them, drop your jaw at their mul­ti­pur­pose stove/bed/ironing board inven­tions, their clever shelv­ing nooks, their mov­able walls and fold­out lofts.…

Me too!

I Can’t Stop Looking at Photos of Absurdly Tiny Homes - Design
Emily Badger is a contributing writer to The Atlantic Cities. She also writes for Pacific Standard, and her work has appeared in GOOD, The Christian Science Monitor, and The New York Times. She lives in Washington, D.C. All posts », theatlanticcities.com

The world’s tini­est apart­ments are beck­on­ing on the Inter­net every day. Come and gawk at them, drop your jaw at their mul­ti­pur­pose stove/bed/ironing board inven­tions, their clever shelv­ing nooks, their mov­able walls and fold­out lofts.…

Me too!

urban explorers photos -

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