Manhattan. CC image from sakeeb.
Breaking news! Last week, the New York Times reported that it is expensive to live in Manhattan. The Times frames the question through the lens of the middle class, asking what the definition means in the context of they city’s densest borough.
In a city like New York, where everything is
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San Francisco. CC image from C1ssou
A few days ago, Charles Marohn posted “It’s so much more than density” on his Strong Towns blog. In it, Charles pushes back against the idea that density is good, arguing that the reality of great places is more complex. Marohn’s conclusion is spot on, but throughout his post
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This week, Greater Greater Washington highlighted WMATA’s latest iteration of their new bus map (as post on the first iteration is here), which opts for a diagrammatic representation of the bus network, highlighting frequent, all-day bus services over infrequent and irregulat coverage bus routes.
The new map is a huge improvement of the old
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Old Avis ad in Australia – CC image from Bidgee
Last week’s big transportation news: Avis purchased Zipcar for a cool $500 million. Reaction to the sale is all over the map, with some analysts praising the move and some hating it.
On the ‘pro’ side of the ledger – Felix Salmon:
The acquisition solves a number
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