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Shared Space - an Alternative to Crosswalks?

I read an interesting article yesterday that presents almost the exact opposite position to my post about Pompeiian crosswalks.  In that post, I suggested that the raised crosswalks that are found all over Pompeii could be implemented in modern cities.   304 more words


"The Interior Sidewalks of Mexico City"

“Reading Francisco Goldman’s The Interior Circuit and Valeria Luiselli’s Sidewalks is like driving down the same highway twice, but in different vehicles. The similarities between their work is striking, and when the two drivers are placed in conversation with one another—their passages juxtaposed, sentences overlaid—like magic, a rich narrative emerges, the story of a place. 52 more words

Book Review

Here comes the snow and ice!

Here comes the snow and ice, so what are you going to use to melt it on your sidewalks and walkways.

This year 2014-2015 we are hearing about shortages and drastic price increases for the chlorides. 110 more words

US Eco Products Corporation

10/20/14: On a Walk

fallen leaves

edges curling upward—

begging hands


Concrete finally here as construction impacts grow

Nearly a month after sidewalk reconstruction began on Mass. Ave. in East Arlington, contractor J.H. Lynch laid down the first patches of new sidewalk last Friday. 273 more words

Mass. Ave.

The Vanishing Point

The sidewalk is empty. I’m alone. The doors are shut, the windows closed. I can hear everything, but there’s nothing to hear. The birds are quiet, the leaves are gone. 447 more words