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Monthly Archives: April 2009
In 2006, my wife and I visited Poland for a week and a half. One place we hope to get to but never reached was Lvov, just over the Ukrainian border. Recently, I read about a fantastic public art project in the city. One of the buildings in the city has been decorated with a giant crossword puzzle. Continue reading
Via “Complete the Streets” on FaceBook, I received the following message from Stefanie Seskin. Subject: US DOT Secretary LaHood Says the Magic Words! In his official blog post for today, Secretary LaHood focuses on bicycling and talks about the opportunity … Continue reading
Recently, millions of people have been reminded of the value and magic of public spaces through a few videos making the rounds on YouTube. This type of thing never happens in a parking lot for a reason.
Tim Beatley (UVA professor) gave a talk at UNC recently about green urbanism efforts around the world. While many of the success stories were abroad in Europe or Australia, Boulder Colorado has a creative urban farming project going on. Kipp … Continue reading
This week the EPA took the position that greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide (CO2), are a danger to public health. The potential for regulatory changes in response to this ruling could be extensive. There is a 60-day public comment period … Continue reading