The Regional Connector line, a nearly two-mile-long subway linking the Blue, Expo, and Gold lines, is in pre-construction and will start heavy-duty work next year. There's a station planned at Second and...
Merchandise on Lamar Pedestrian Bridge (more by Amanda Hatfield) Merchandise are here now, and getting geared up to play this afternoon's Strawberry Fest at NYU with Mission of Burma, followed by solo sets later tonight at 285 Kent (tickets). In...
Normally, the fact that a city approved a new pedestrian footbridge for construction would be rather, let’s say, pedestrian. But when the bridge in question is also a "kinetic sculpture," things get more interesting. The Merchant Square...Show More Summary
From Arizona to Wyoming, 30 states so far have proposed funding initiatives since December to repair, replace, or build a wide range of transportation projects including roads, bridges, railways, and bicycle and pedestrian trails.
This is a guest post from Holly Kearl. Kearl is the founder of Stop Street Harassment and the author of Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women. In the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal, pedestrian bridges are supposed to allow people to cross busy roads safely, but because street harassment often occurs on the [...]
Read the rest of Piñata-Inspired Miraflores-Barranco Pedestrian Bridge to Be Built From Reclaimed Timber in Peen...Show More Summary
Brooklyn Bridge Park didn't begin construction until just a few years ago, in 2008. Since then, it's transformed into a gorgeous oasis with expansive views of Lower Manhattan, with a pedestrian bridge, soccer fields, and perfect picnic spots. Show More Summary
Yesterday we celebrated the unveiling of The Most Important Pedestrian Bridge Of Our Time, a bouncy zig-zag structure that connects Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. But during our inaugural tour, we were surprised to find that when it comes to convenience, the bridge's impact is negligible. [ more › ]
This afternoon the Squibb Park Pedestrian Bridge finally opened, giving people one more way to travel from Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1 to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and vice versa (prior to this, there were only like, two ways to do this). Show More Summary
photos by Amanda Hatfield; words by Andrew Sacher Parquet Courts / Merchandise @ Pedestrian Bridge, Austin, 3/15/2013 We at BrooklynVegan teamed up with Chaos in Tejas for a show on the Pedestrian Bridge in Austin last night (technically this morning,...
A new pedestrian and cycle bridge linking Pimlico and Nine Elms has been proposed as part of the multi-billion pound redevelopment of the south London site, reports Building Design. An international competition will be launched later in the year. Show More Summary
· Redondo's power plant-killing measure seems to be dead · Embarrassingly low voter turnout in Tuesday's election · Those few people voted down a sales tax increase, so time to slash services · Architect proposes pedestrian/bike tube for SD's...
Don't leave home without your wallet on opening day for the Bay Bridge. We've mentioned the party for pedestrians only to experience the new span over Labor Day Weekend, but turns out there's a catch. This week, "the governing body....
In Rotterdam, a new bridge connects two parts of the city that were previously cut off by roads with heavy traffic. But it’s not a city project: Each piece of wood bears the name of the person who helped pay for it. The Luchtsingel is a footbridge in Rotterdam (in the Netherlands) with two unusual attributes. Show More Summary
Shaped like a flying saucer, and hovering over the Dutch city of Eindhoven, the recently opened cyclist and pedestrian roundabout is not only an innovative bridge system designed just for bikes, it also serves as a new kind of landmark for the city. Show More Summary
Territory and Municipal Services have broken their silence over the flaky Golden Gate pedestrian bridge over Drakeford Drive: “Issues with the paint were not evident until the bridge was erected. However inspection work after completion revealed that the painting was not correctly undertaken and, as such, the contractor is required to repaint the bridge,” said Director, [...]
Today had a day trip to the Scottish Borders. In Melrose, we crossed the Gattonside Pedestrian Suspension Bridge to walk along the northern bank of the River Tweed. The cloud topped Eildon HIls from Gattonside Suspension Bridge Crossing the Gattonside Suspension Bridge: Today’s Walk 9 February 2013 Photo blog of the best places to visit [...]Show More Summary
New member for Brindabella is kicking off by asking what the problem is with the peelings pedestrian bridge over Drakeford Drive: “Large sheets of peeling paint can be seen falling off the bridge onto the road and the bridge itself – this is another example of a poorly finished infrastructure project overseen by ACT Labor,” Mr [...]
When it gets really cold, like it is right now, workers in Chicago take advantage of one of the city's little known assets: the Pedway. This mostly underground path—with a few covered pedestrian bridges thrown in—allows workers to shuffle to and from work without getting battered by the elements. As I found out, you can also eat down there.
The architects at Parisian firm Atelier Zündel Cristea know that bridges can be destinations in and of themselves. But their proposal for the recent 'A Bridge in Paris' competition would offer pedestrians an entirely new way of seeing the City of Lights... Show More Summary