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A few months ago when my pregnant wife and I were biking home on S. 10th Street, south of Lombard where the buffered bike lane terminates for no good reason, an impatient driver began screaming obscenities at us for taking the full lane.
Surface parking lots: a really terrible use of downtown property.
Good morning all! Architecture (both good and bad), historic preservation, and other stories below. Check them out!
1. Here's a bunch of well-known architects defending some of the world's most hated architecture.
2. The Urban Land Institute has nominated 6 urban spaces for this year's Urban Open Space Award. Check out the nominations!
Happy June everyone! Stay cool out there. It seems Spring has long been over even though it hasn't started.
1. A great list of Philadelphia's 25 most beautiful streets, curated by Philadelphia Magazine.
2. Philadelphia's neoclassical architecture is around every corner. Inga points out an example.
Hello readers. Here's a new round of links for this great Monday:
1. The FRA has told Amtrak to implement Positive Train Control on the northeast corridor, though it's not clear if this will really change the timeline of when they will be finished with the project anyway without an increase in funding to do so.
Good morning everyone! Check out these fantastic links full of urban news:
1. The Roosevelt Boulevard is one of Philadelphia's most hated roads and for years, it's been put under scrutiny for changes and remodeling toward people and transit. What are the options and will they ever actually happen?