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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Extremely livable

This is from the interview of Andres Duany, The Man Who Reinvented the City, by Kevin Charles Redmon in The Atlantic.

But I think the most interesting experiment of all is Singapore. Singapore had nothing going for it. No raw materials. And you got a kind of top-down government that was almost completely enlightened, putting education first and so forth, and you have this city that is extremely livable.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Comparing to Las Vegas, but not about casinos

This is from the article, Vicious cycle for urban biking, by Scott Nowicki in The Rebel Yell.

The best way to describe my experience in Singapore is by comparing it to what I consider the worst possible cycling condition on the planet — crossing the Las Vegas Strip.

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