Starting on March 22nd of this year, Government Center on “the T,” as the subway is known by the locals in Boston, will be closed for renovation. Continue Reading Government Center’s closure (Boston)
I was watching TV the other night when the movie Speed (1994) came on. For those who have not seen it, Speed is an action film set in Los Angeles that starred Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Dennis Hopper, and Jeff Daniels. In the words of Roger Ebert, Continue Reading Los Angeles: 20 Years after Speed
At one time, Los Angeles had the backbone of a great transit system. Today, it does not! Why not?
The profession of Design is about to drastically change. If you’re an architect, engineer, planner or builder, the way you build is about to undergo some radical new transformations.Continue Reading What Hurricane Sandy teaches us about our built environment
The meeting involved solidifying a commitment for federal funding, according to the mayor’s website. The Federal Transit Administration will fund 50 percent of the project, $745.2 million.Continue Reading Portland Gets Committment for Light Rail Funding
According to a memo from the Transit coalition, phase one of the planned extension to the Purple line may have an interim terminus stationContinue Reading Metro Purple Line to open first stop on Wilshire and La Cienega
In 2010, only 4.9 percent of all workers in the United States utilized their local public transit systems on their daily commutes to and from the office; a statistic that already took a dip from 5 percent in 2009, according to Continue Reading Boston Ranked Fourth In Most Used Public Transit Systems
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) this month started work on an asbestos removal project at its Powell Street station.
The project includes taking away fireproofing material on steel beams installed when the station was constructed almost 40 years ago, according to the BART website.
The French Government announced last Friday that it approved the Le Grand Paris project.1 Primarily, it will involve the construction of 100 miles of new subway lines and 57 stations connecting Paris’s suburbs. The lines will be in the shape of a giant figure eight. (Wikipedia) The project is estimated to cost $30 billion.Continue Reading $30 Billion Le Grand Paris Project Approved