I love this. I’ve always wanted someone to do a giant Rhode Island Red sculpture somewhere in Providence. Someone please do that.
Too often when construction takes place, sidewalks are simply closed. As seen in this Tweet from Portland Cityscape, it doesn’t have to be that way. New infill construction maintaining #sidewalk access on #seDivision, can we get these #detours elsewhere? @PBOTinfo pic.twitter.com/BWZiuo2o5X — Portland Cityscape (@PDXCityscape) December 1, 2013
In 1988 the Los Angeles Times Magazine took a look into the far future to imagine what life would be like in the Los Angeles of 2013. This is what they saw.
‘Justice has been served!’ declares the man who helped police in Cleveland nab a woman who had been driving up on a sidewalk many mornings to get around a stopped school bus with children on board.
Seattle Streetcar, image ericnvntr The Seattle Transit Blog reports that Amazon.com, which is building a shiny new headquarters complex in Downtown Seattle, plans to buy that city a new streetcar vehicle for service on an existing line and provide funding for shorter headway service. The overall proposal includes $5.5 million of support for the Seattle Streetcar. This funding will allow …
Great video projection on the Sydney Opera House. Via: The Atlantic Cities
After a pedestrian fatality, Seattle puts a road on a diet and increases safety.
This video of the Fort Steuben Bridge between Ohio and West Virginia being exploded is pretty cool.
Video by Fernando Livschitz of Black Sheep Films depicts disembodied roller coasters above the streets of Buenos Aires.
An escalator in Columbia whisks residents up to their hillside neighborhood.
Like the new signs on the Biltmore Garage.
Liking Tom Jenkin’s stop motion animation video utilizing Google Street View and a toy robot.
Liking the new bus tracker at bus stops in Chicago.
The clocks work!
Liking London’s amphibious ice cream truck.
Like Greater Greater Washington’s Metro map redesign contest.
Lego train has doors that open automatically.
Yay new retail, boo restricted sidewalks.
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