Taking the concept of an elevated park to the next level, the Dutch architecture firm MVRDV has won a competition to transform a decommissioned section of an elevated highway in Seoul, South Korea, into what it calls a Skygarden, which will serve not only as a park but also as a nursery, a market, and a walkway...

Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP)
Permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) consists of (impervious) manufactured concrete units that form permeable voids and joints, when assembled into a laying pattern. The openings...

Challenges and Risks of Jet Grouting in a Congested Urban Environment
In the heart of London, one of Europe's largest jet grouting contracts is nearing completion. The jet grouting is part of the overall 7-year-long upgrade project to London...

New York City's sidewalk sheds....

Bridges: Elevated Walkway Lets Kew Visitors Enjoy 'Weathering' Heights

Pioneer Square Areaways
Pioneer Square, one of the earliest neighborhoods in Seattle, is adjacent to Elliott Bay. Much ofthis part of the city originally was built on existing land that used to get flooded. When...

Urban Redevelopment: Walkway Transforms Detroit Riverfront

Bridges: Pedestrian Walkway Will Hang from Tied-Arch Bridge in Pittsburgh

NewsBriefs: City Begins Construction Of Miami River Walkway (Miami Herald)

Court Decisions: Expert Testimony Required for Sidewalk Design Suit

In Plain View
(Available only in Special Structural Issue) A structural engineer's work is typically hidden beneath layers of concrete and plaster, but the Pittsburgh Civic Center in the...

Speedwalk-an Accelerating Moving Walkway

Greater Cleveland Retional Transit Authority Walkway to Gateway

Pedestrians: Who Are They?

Elevated Walkways Rise Above Impact on Environment

MM21 (Minato Mirai 21) Project in Yokohama, Japan
This paper outlines the `Moving Walkways,' a new, continuous transportation system that the City of Yokohama plans to build as the ideal local transportation for `Minato Mirai 21.' The...

Below-Deck Walkways Speed Bridge Inspections

Rebuilding Philadelphia's El
In reconstructing an urban transit system, the challenge in Philadelphia was to do it without disrupting peak hour commuter traffic or disturbing activities on the street and sidewalks...

Modal Split Analysis of an Airport Circulation System with APM and Moving Sidewalk Facilities

Applications and Benefits of Accelerating Walkway Systems
A number of studies have shown that many persons resist walking, and might be willing to pay as much as 25 to 50 cents per minute to avoid walking. A new form of urban transport - Accelerating...

 

 

 

 

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