April 26, 2018

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NYTimes: Cars Are Ruining Our Cities

NYTimes: Cars Are Ruining Our Cities

Wonders never cease:

“We might be living through a new age of miracles. Last month, Los Angeles decided against adding lanes to a freeway, an unexpected move in a city that has mistakenly thought for years that more lanes mean fewer traffic jams.”

Read on …

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/25/opinion/cars-ruining-cities.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share

April 23, 2018

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How Windmills as Wide as Jumbo Jets Are Making Clean Energy Mainstream – The New York Times

How Windmills as Wide as Jumbo Jets Are Making Clean Energy Mainstream – The New York Times

https://nyti.ms/2K6aaeQ

April 22, 2018

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Suburban offices top shopping list for commercial property investors | afr.com

Suburban offices have surged to the top of the shopping lists of commercial property investors, ahead of all other asset classes, a new survey shows.

Source: Suburban offices top shopping list for commercial property investors | afr.com

April 18, 2018

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8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like | WIRED

From Shanghai to Nairobi, designers, architects, and planners are using advanced materials, smart science, and big data to make cities better than ever.

Source: 8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like | WIRED

April 18, 2018

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The truth about smart cities: ‘In the end, they will destroy democracy’ | Cities | The Guardian

The smart city is, to many urban thinkers, just a buzzphrase that has outlived its usefulness: ‘the wrong idea pitched in the wrong way to the wrong people’. So why did that happen – and what’s coming in its place, asks Steven Poole

Source: The truth about smart cities: ‘In the end, they will destroy democracy’ | Cities | The Guardian