A report from the American Society of Civil Engineers touts misguided and outdated strategies for infrastructure spending.
For one day each year, humanity descends on an otherwise inhumane landscape, pedestrians boldly take back the public realm, and my hometown feels like a community again.
Our current pattern of autocentric development does not create real wealth. It creates the illusion of wealth. Today we are in the process of seeing that illusion destroyed, and with it the prosperity we have come to take for granted.
Taking highway standards and applying them to urban and suburban streets costs us thousands of lives every year.