The Problem With Highway Lids And What Cities Should Do Instead

Photo by Benjamin Rascoe on Unsplash One of the most impressive ideas for creating new green space where cars are dominant is also less effective and far more expensive than this simple solution. The Problem For decades America’s cities have tried to figure out what to do with urban highways. Many of those concrete gulches snaking across the … More The Problem With Highway Lids And What Cities Should Do Instead

Life Is A Highway: Why Americans Don’t Need Passports To See The World

I don’t show my patriotic colors all that often, but I’ll never forget how furiously I defended Americans’ love of travel when my multi-national friend told me the statistic that only 30% of us have passports (today it is closer to 46%). At the time, I had just taken a fifteen-day Amtrak ride around the … More Life Is A Highway: Why Americans Don’t Need Passports To See The World