Tuesday, 19 January, 2021
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https://youtu.be/VvZhTZxGQjY Julian (JBtrainman) takes viewers on a short but comprehensive tour of the new Moynihan Train Hall expansion of New York City’s Penn Station, which formally opened on New Year’s Day. Kenneth Chin (ActionKid) offers a much longer and deeper...
Sure, why not, I thought. There's no one else out here. I stopped in the middle of the block to let two runners into my empty bus. It was the end of the evening, my last trip on another late...
https://youtu.be/vGQQbulRUjY Vox recaps a tumultuous year that involved a virus that changed our way of life, a racial reckoning, economic strife, political upheaval, and much more.
https://youtu.be/eQE7iGp5c3U New York City now has a dynamic digital version of the subway map that blends the best of the classic Massimo Vignelli design with the contemporary version used. It updates as the subway network is rerouted for construction, emergencies,...
Unrenovated Fred Meyers will always have a special place in my heart. There aren’t many left; I only know of one, in Lake City. The layout, the font, the aisles and floors and widths and arrangements… these are the...
https://youtu.be/q4FY4Ml7toE What does folklore and media tells us about the kind of city planning that the North Pole is built around? Nolan Gray takes on that fanciful question in a Christmas explainer. Hat tip to Ray Dubicki for finding this...
https://youtu.be/g9-9CxCxrVE Dave Amos looks at how cities across the globe are making streets and districts car-free. He also explains how this is improving economic and social outcomes.

It’s Complicated

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"We don't want RapidRide," Marcus told me one night. I'd been telling him stops would be eliminated, and how the 49 would be separated from the 7. "We never asked for it, and we don't want it!" I said, "It's...