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…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 →