Washington D.C.'s infamous traffic circles, designed by L'Enfant, are conveniently navigated by residents but are fairly troublesome for tourists and visitors.

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Meridian Hill Park in NW Washington D.C. is a 12-acre urban park based on an Italian aristocrat’s private residence. It’s a few blocks away from my house.

Are Streets, Like Fences, A Relic of Another Era?

[Written by Paul Goddin for Mobility Lab] “Good fences make good neighbors,” Robert Frost wrote in the poem “Mending Wall.” It is a line that captures the 1914 poem’s themes of boundaries, ownership, and privacy perfectly. But today, 100 years later, fences are becoming more of a quaint notion in an increasingly urbanized world. According to the …

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