What if a 10-year-old designed a city?

March 26, 2013 by  
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Crossing the street can be dangerous for a child — at least, until she comes up with a better way.

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What if a 10-year-old designed a city?

Angelenos Shocked to Find Their River Looking Like a River

August 22, 2011 by  
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Photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District / cc In many places throughout the world, rivers are the lifeblood of civilization, havens of tranquility which keep rhythm with a higher order of time — but in Los Angeles, it’s more likely to conjure a Nick Cage flick than musings on eternity. For the last 70 years or so, the once free and winding LA river has been largely LA-ified, riddled with pollution and concrete slabs, deemed too dangerous for public enjoyment. But now, thanks to the efforts of local conservationi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Why Not Aim For Zero Deaths of Cyclists and Pedestrians?

December 29, 2010 by  
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Image credit NCinDC , creative commons James Schwartz of The Urban Country asks why the streets are so dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians, and why we put up with it. He demands zero tolerance, and assembles some grim statistics and articles from around the continent to make his point.

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