Monthly Archives: July 2012

Market Street and Embarcredero, San Francisco

As part of the Worldwide Urban Sketchers 36th Sketchcrawl, I was walking to find lunch when I noticed a big burst of people coming toward the Ferry Building as they walk toward the Bay (see map). The pedestrians have just … Continue reading

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Why is Traffic So Miserable in Beijing?

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苏州松鹤楼的松鼠桂鱼

I need to try this when I go to Suzhou.

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Green Rainbow

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On participatory planning and bus rapid transit

An East Bay business owner wrote an opinion article on the Oakland Tribune discussing his opposition to the proposed AC Transit Bus Rapid Transit Corridor, that is currently going through the planning process. He opposes the project mainly because he fears … Continue reading

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How walkable is the Chengdu Metro?

Using QGIS, as well as Chengdu Metro Station Data from Wikipedia, as well as Google Maps to search for each possible location of each subway station, I mapped out all the Chengdu Metro Stations that are planned to be built … Continue reading

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