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The Future Of Housing: From Home Building To City Planning, Tech Giants & Startups Are Reimagining Where & How We Live - CB Insights
Major US technology companies are constructing corporate housing, self-sufficient towns, and even entire urban neighborhoods. Adding to the mix, insurgent startups are also redefining how the homes of the future will be built.
corporate-headquarters  urban-planning  workplace-trends  smart-buildings  smart-cities  Around-the-web  this-week-429 
3 days ago by areadevelopment
The Ranty Highwayman: When You Are Right, It Is Easy To Be Consistent
"Build cycle tracks and pedestrian crossings on main roads. Filter through traffic from residential streets. Default urban speed limit of 20mph. Default rural speed limit of 40mph. Pursue a policy of motor traffic reduction. Stop building new roads."
bicycle  transit  roads  policy  UK  urban-planning 
15 days ago by brennen
Seattle Scales Back Tax in Face of Amazon’s Revolt, but Tensions Linger - The New York Times
After intense lobbying by local businesses and a bold threat by Amazon to curtail development in its hometown, the Seattle City Council on Monday approved a smaller and more limited tax on big companies than originally envisioned.

The new tax — dubbed the “Amazon Tax” by locals — will fund affordable housing and homeless services in a city whose economic boom, driven in no small part by Amazon, has priced many residents out of the area and forced some onto the streets.
this-week-425  Around-the-web  amazon  seattle  taxes-incentives  urban-planning  government-policy  Metros  corporate-headquarters 
4 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Booming cities' unintended consequences: Homelessness and congestion - McKinsey & Company
Commercial vehicles and online deliveries make city traffic worse and carry significant economic costs that demand creative solutions.
urban-planning  urban-revitalization  infrastructure  this-week-424  Around-the-web 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment

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