Soccer in the Circle, from M.V. Jantzen
The World Cup is underway.
England in Roo-ins: The cup means large gatherings of fans and sweet commercials (even the older ones).
Infrastructure: Jarrett Walker takes a look at some of the transit improvements for South Africa, building off the notion that large scale events like the World Cup can
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Several weeks ago, Colorado released an ambitious high speed rail plan. The $21 billion plan would feature two trunk lines: one running north-south connecting the cities along the Front Range, and the other running east-west along the I-70 corridor connecting Denver International to the state’s mountain ski resorts. Colorado’s ski resorts
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The 2010 Winter Olympics kick off today in Vancouver, British Columbia. Design Observer has an excellent interview with Vancouver’s planning director Brent Toderian. These kinds of major sporting events can be a huge opportunity to re-shape areas and integrate larger planning projects into the public support for the games. Salt Lake City’s first light rail
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