Okay, so I have not been updating this thing like I should. I started to put more effort into updating AAA’s presence on f*cebook, and ended up neglecting this website. Well, I’ve largely given up on the world’s premier social network, so here we are revisiting the missing greeting cards I make every year. Enjoy!June 24, 2020
Public transportation is an essential part of a vibrant city, and San Francisco has developed a uniquely diverse network of systems both antique and modern. Some are confused by this array of transportation options, so we have made this handy diagram to help people answer the question, “What am I riding on?”February 29, 2016
This foray into cartography illustrates the final decades of San Diego’s streetcar network as lines were eliminated and newer cars were introduced in an effort to stay in business. Randolph Ruiz made this map to illustrate an article on the use of streamlined PCC streetcars by the San Diego Electric Railway. In 1936, San Diego was the first western city to feature the then revolutionary streetcars. The map shows the…February 18, 2015
We have been working on a new residential project in the Oakland Hills and the image above represents the exhaustive iterative design process that went into finding the optimal organization and siting for this three-bedroom house. More to come…February 3, 2013
Happy HolidaysJanuary 11, 2013
Great. Metro now has $6B to spend on better things in this corridor, but recent news indicates it will only buy them a few miles of light rail
Now on to 710 Freeway item - approved “No Build” Alternative https://la.streetsblog.org/2022/05/17/metro-committee-expected-to-vote-to-not-build-lower-710-freeway-widening-project/
Imagine this treatment for the Golden State Fwy through Los Angeles
Paris mayor announces that the city’s ring highway will transform a car lane to bus/carpool/taxi use in 2024. Highway will get 50,000 trees to reduce its air pollution effects. And 2030 plan is to eliminate a car lane in both directions. https://twitter.com/anne_hidalgo/status/1526878345287421958
Roof replacement day #9: I've surmised that at least one roofer is a fan of "Shave and a Haircut"
Four more years!
Today, the BOS honored Tutor Perini for their 12 years of leadership in constructing the Central Subway
. Thank you, Ron Tutor!
Thread on converting offices to housing. I was partially involved in converting the Book Concern Building in SF into housing. A lot of pre-war buildings would be easier to convert, but they have structural issues and are not as empty as some of the newer buildings
Alright, let's get this @SPUR_Urbanist #SPURDigitalDiscourse started. https://twitter.com/maxdubler/status/1526634195262402560