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How highways wrecked American cities

The Interstate Highway System was one of America’s most revolutionary infrastructure projects. It also destroyed urban neighbourhoods across the nation. Why are the U.S. cities cut across with highway systems that are not providing the promised paradise-like mobility, but also that have destroyed urban neighbourhoods? The Eisenhower-led project of Interstate Highway System is part of Read more

Barcelona’s Superblocks

Modern cities are designed for cars. But the city of Barcelona is testing out an urban design trick that can give cities back to pedestrians.