August 20, 2004 


Creative Public Plazas

Washington: Here's a creative idea for a public plaza - put a massive map of the city on the ground interspersed with poetic writing about the city's grandeur. In Liberty Plaza there is even a layout of the US capitol... [read on...]

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Category:
Urban Planning

 August 15, 2004 


Creative Sign Recycling

Washington: What to do with old roadsigns? Why not turn them into a funky recycling bin! This one is at the National Building Museum. The only problem is it's not very clearly labled so I imagine a lot of trash... [read on...]

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Category:
Environment

 August 12, 2004 


Creative Public Space for Cheap

Washington: The courtyard of the EPA offices is a large beautiful space that beckons people to gather. It's been enhanced by a group that puts on free concerts on certain evenings with a dance floor and a bar. It's complimented... [read on...]

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Category:
Urban Planning

 August 04, 2004 


Improving Amtrak Where it Counts

Milwaukee: Amtrak continues to writhe in debt and taxpayer subsidies. A certain amount of this is ok, but at the same time Amtrak should be focusing on areas where it can actually profit as well as provide a popular and... [read on...]

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Category:
Transit