Mar 28, 2014

Unclogging Streets

Interesting discussion from  citiscope.org


Avenida 9 de Julio used to have 20 lanes of traffic. A new bus rapid transit system now occupies four of those lanes — and signals a new way of thinking about urban mobility in the Argentine capital.
By Marcela Valente / March 3, 2014
Walter Hook, CEO of the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, tells Citiscope where the BRT movement has been and where it's going.
By Christopher Swope / March 5, 2014
New bus rapid transit lanes are just one part of the new thinking about urban mobility in Bu

Mar 26, 2014

Amazing Photos and Video of the Tsunami That Hit Japan


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The camera pans right as the seawater, carrying with it dozens of cars and piles of debris rushes into the town. The camera then turns further right and out into the bay, which is now almost indistinguishable from the land.
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As the camera turns back to the footbridge around 25 seconds into the video, we can actually see a fishing boat (left) being carried beneath it.
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Click to read the full article and see the video

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2013/10/09/previously-unseen-cctv-footage-of-march-2011-tsunami-is-intense-%E3%80%90video%E3%80%91/



Mar 14, 2014

Starling Murmuration





 



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