Category: Urban design

The Case Against One-Way Streets

Jim Gray ran for mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, in 2010 on an unusual and un-sexy election pledge: To convert all of Lexington’s downtown streets from one-way to two-way. Gray’s campaign was a sign of the times; two-way streets are returning to American downtowns. We find out why.

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Sarajevo, The Land Of 100% Place

Every inch of the old center – streets, squares, and courtyards – of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina feels like “somewhere”. But many places we’ve built feel like “nowhere”. What’s the difference between somewhere and nowhere? We discuss.

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