The problem of traffic is something that we have come to take for granted as an omnipresent part of everyday life; we don’t even notice it any more. But traffic can also be a connective element, a movement that makes spatial mobility visible. Join our discussion of the next step to a better future, and send us your ideas on the subject of traffic!
According to the Agence France Presse, quoting Chinese state media agency Xinhua this past weekend, more than 1,200 new cars every single day. According to the Beijing Traffic Management Bureau, there were 261,000 new vehicles registered in the first half…More →
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The vehicle is special, the way the questions are displayed are special: what is it? It is the first Formula E, a treasure hunt on the frontier of technical knowledge!More →
I don’t know about you, but I find tunnel boring actually to be pretty exciting! I mean, you have to dig through massive amounts of rock in one of the best examples of human engineering and construction! What could be…More →
However, a Philadelphia suburb, Collingswood, is now well into its first year of a small bike-sharing program…More →
This week Highline Park opened in New York City’s west side, spanning the section from Gansevort Street to West 20th Street.
The Highline is an elevated railway line built in the 1930’s, abandoned in the 1980’s, and was stated to be demolished. Nature…More →
In an effort to actively affect urban life citizen activists have been pushing for the development of open source / open data projects in government. As noted in a recent O’Reilly article it follows that “the conversation about the future of…More →
New York City has recently began to more actively shape public spaces in the city, implement bike lanes and explore alternatives for dealing with traffic issues.
Various initiatives are in place for the reclamation of urban street space in an attempt…More →
Benny Chan has worked diligently over the past few years to photograph overhead views of…
While Traffic is a theme here at 80+1, we tend to focus on automobile traffic, and lose sight of air traffic. In the air, as on the ground, airplanes have very complex procedures and processes that they must follow. These include…More →
As the Internet binds more and more people together, it’s also important to remember that there are many more physical, tangible infrastructures that are connecting the global human race on a scale never seen before.
But while new products reach our…More →