New Train Cars

The Netherlands’ new train cars are nicer than your office Designed by the architects at Mecanoo, these mobile work spaces look downright utopian. BY MARK WILSON2 MINUTE READ Next year, 373 million people will find themselves on Dutch National Railway Company trains (dubbed NS), and for all sorts of reasons. Some people will be solo, commuting to work with... Continue Reading →

Creative Long-Stairs-Appeal

Way to Batu cave temple, Malaysia. Batu Caves (Tamil: பத்து மலை) is a limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples in Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia. It takes its name from the Sungai Batu (Stone River), which flows past the hill. It is the tenth (பத்து - Pathu in Tamil) limestone hill from... Continue Reading →

Sanaa; Flood Management

  Rarely to hear about flood threats or destroy Sanaa In contrary to its neighbors in Saudi Arabia and Oman An Ancient city design allows for main arteries to superimpose main flood streams Not a perfect solution for traffic, but a cost effective one Yemen is known for its engineering and urban heritage yet, lots... Continue Reading →

Parking Reform at Mexico

        Mexico City's 2017 groundbreaking policy change that replaced parking minimum requirements with maximums put the city far ahead of others in its commitment to prioritizing people over cars. However, this triumph was no easy task- it was a result of 10 years of advocacy from ITDP Méxicoand local partners. Learn more about... Continue Reading →

Playful Traffic Signs

A "playful" street artist has been putting his own stamp on road signs in Edinburgh city centre. The altered signs - including images of flowers and wine glasses - have been seen in South St David Street, Thistle Street and Union Street. The signs were hacked by Italian artist Clet Abraham, whose work sells for... Continue Reading →

Singapore Car Parking

Singapore has just reduced its parking minimums (cutting by 50% in many cases). It also introduced parking maximums. In addition, it has also introduced several "car-lite districts" where parking provision in developments will be on a case-by-case basis (presumably low). Furthermore, it has also reduced the "deficiency payment' to be paid by developers when they... Continue Reading →

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