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Engineering, roads and public participation: “It’s technical….not political”

There’s a picture which will stay in my mind long after the Wynberg public participation meeting on the proposed phase 2a BRT scheme meeting is forgotten. 463 more words

Street Design

Further evidence that street politics is counter-productive

Public disorder and rioting by a large leads to a law and order response among the public and a hardening of social attitudes against whatever the desired social reform might be when it is… 106 more words

Politics - USA

The Potemkin Pairty

Fernando McClurg taks a deek at the sterk difference atween the street politics o Labour an the braid national muivement.

Accordin tae no-entirely-reliable historical legend, the echteent-century Roushian nobleman Grigory Potemkin aince cam up wi an ingenious wey tae impress his empress Catherine the Great as she toured Crimea i 1787. 502 more words

Do roads have politics?

This question – do roads have politics – from Langdon Winner in 1980 has been beguiling me for a (long) time. Winner asked it while describing 1920s ‘parkway’ access routes from New York City to the beaches of Long Island. 315 more words

Street Design