We know going all the way back to Robert Moses in 1930s New York City that freeways bring unintended consequences. First, they destroy city neighborhoods and outlying farmland and rural areas. Second, they are actually congestion generators. Every time one is widened, it soon causes more traffic jams. That’s why if the people on the Eastside…More
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In the hometown of Steve Ballmer’s new NBA team, the Wilshire Grand Center is under construction. It will rise 1,099 feet above downtown LA’s Financial District, making it the tallest skyscraper west of Chicago. Or will the honor go, for a time, to a supertall skyscraper at San Francisco’s Transbay Center, a massive…More