Americans are bombarded with rhetoric about the country’s failing transportation infrastructure. We hear horror stories about crumbling bridges, eroded pavement on highways, and a lack of sidewalks connecting communities. Peel […]
Earlier this year the City Builder Book Club read The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs. 50 years after its original publication, planners still have much to learn about meddling. […]
From the Federal Highway Administration… A livable community is one in which people have multiple, convenient transportation and housing options as well as destinations easily accessible to people traveling in […]
From the FHWA archives: “Risking Success Through Flexible Design“. Over the past decade, through conferences, training, and new partnerships, FHWA and its partners have been working to bridge knowledge gaps […]
Two dangers of living in New York City: Streets. Police officers. Do yourself a favor and watch this video from Casey Neistat. What starts out as a clip of him getting […]
I recently drove past this example of conforming to road design manuals. Who needs common sense and engineering judgment when these manuals have all the answers?!