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Architects Reject AIA’s Call to “Work With” Trump

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Somebody gotta draw the base and frieze details of that wall. #NotMyAIA https://t.co/5yQuRtks5r — Erkin Özay (@erkinozay) November 12, 2016 We are all wondering this now. When our faces are used for marketing, but our backs not protected, that’s a systemic problem. #NotMyAIA https://t.co/eS3lSXqavS — define design deploy (@LATENT_DESIGN) November 11, 2016 Architects around the […]
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CA Voters Reject Measures With Lots of Highway Money and a Dash of Transit

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On Tuesday night, voters approved major transit improvement plans in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Raleigh, and Seattle. There were other types of transportation measures on local ballots — they focused on highway expansion and lumped in transit funding as a secondary consideration. TransitCenter reports that in California, highway-centric packages didn’t have the same appeal as transit-focused ballot measures: Consider California. While […]
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Transit Opponents Fight Ballot Measures With the Language of Tech Futurism

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Today’s a huge day for transit on local ballots. Ballot measures in Detroit, Indianapolis, Raleigh, Seattle, and Los Angeles, among other places, could significantly expand transit access for millions of people. In many of these cities, transit opponents have seized on the same feeble argument: Investment in transit isn’t needed because soon Uber and Lyft and self-driving cars will […]