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Over crossing is again delayed by more ‘red tape’

Originally published in the Maplevalley Messenger, March 23, 1922

Pacific Coast Co. is responsible for further delay in getting bridge built

A brand new reason for delaying the start of construction work on the proposed overhead bridge across the Milwaukee Railroad at Maplevalley has again held up the contract for the past four weeks. 121 more words

Towns

Patrick Condon on Point Grey Road

A plea for a lighter, greener, cheaper, more collaborative approach to building the “Greenest City”

The sad case of Point Grey Road.

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Transportation

"Building more Roads to reduce Congestion drives Traffic up"

Nic Slater posted this excellent three-minute video, produced in Great Britain but with much relevance to the situation with the proposed Massey Bridge. You just can’t build your way out of congestion with roads, and eight out of ten  of these massive projects take out vital ecological habitat, and two-thirds of the projects destroy landscapes that were culturally important.   20 more words

Transportation

"Global Urbanism" in the New Downtown "Blended" Mall

The Guardian  comments on the “Oculus”, the  1.4 billion dollar mall linking New York City’s One World Trade Center, the subway lines and trains. Michael Sorkin, an architecture professor at New York’s City College pinpoints the new trend in these downtown shopping malls which he notes “ 265 more words

Architecture

Cuomo's Initiatives Shed Light on Need For Regional Plan

Last night, the New York Times ran a local reaction story that seemed pretty typical for those who’ve grown accustomed to following development and infrastructure in the region. 524 more words

Infrastructure

Update on Shoreline Protection Project

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contractor, H&L Contracting, will be commencing work in the City of Long Beach on Friday, March 17, 2017. 152 more words

News

Sketches on Mutant Design (or, Situationism at the after party)

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Beyond the Judgement of God. Meltdown: planetary china-syndrome, dissolution of the biosphere into the technosphere, terminal speculative bubble crisis, ultravirus, and revolution stripped of all christian-socialist eschatology (down to its burn-core of crashed security).

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