Why does Amazon want to leave Seattle? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://curiositystream.com/citybeautiful and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources: This video was synthesized from a these sources: Amazon HQ2: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/technology/amazon-headquarters-north-america.html 238 bidding cities:…

How fast can you ride all 7 kinds of Seattle transit? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Go to https://expressvpn.com/citybeautiful and find out how you can get 3 months free. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful This video relied heavily on the Sound Transit and King County Metro websites: https://www.soundtransit.org/ https://kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation/metro.aspx Produced by Dave Amos in sunny San Luis Obispo, California. Edited…

Why is LA traffic so bad? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://curiositystream.com/citybeautiful and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Vox’s great video on induced demand: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2z7o3sRxA5g This video is a synthesis of several sources, including:…

Why did railroad companies mass produce cities? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Railroads founded hundreds of nearly identical towns in the American west. Why? Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://curiositystream.com/citybeautiful and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources: This video was synthesized…

Who REALLY designs cities? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Get your free trial of unlimited audiobooks, podcasts, and Audible originals at http://www.audible.com/citybeautiful. Or text "citybeautiful" to 500-500. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources on this topic: https://www.nlc.org/resource/forms-of-municipal-government https://www.nlc.org/resource/cities-101-mayoral-powers Produced by Dave Amos in sunny San Luis Obispo, California. Edited by Ryan Alva in…

Will electric cars kill gas stations? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Can’t gas stations just switch to EV chargers? It’s not that simple. Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://curiositystream.com/citybeautiful and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources: A. https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/cr-survey-shows-strong-interest-in-evs/ B. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/28/business/gm-zero-emission-vehicles.html and…

Can Elon Musk REALLY create his own city? (Starbase, Texas) #shorts 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Giving this #shorts thing a try. Here are some links for more info on this topic: https://myrgv.com/local-news/business/2021/03/03/welcome-to-starbase-spacex-floats-idea-to-incorporate-rename-boca-chica-village/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boca_Chica_Village,_Texas#cite_note-19 https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/10/spacex-reveals-plans-for-a-texas-spaceport-resort-in-new-job-ad/ https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-spaceport-resort-developer-texas-rocket-factory-job-opening/ https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2005/11/how-do-you-start-your-own-town.html Select images and video provided by Getty Images.

Can Miami replace Silicon Valley? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Miami may have the beach, but can it woo tech? Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://curiositystream.com/citybeautiful and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources on this topic: A. https://www.miamiherald.com/miami-com/miami-com-news/article225776940.html B. https://stanfordresearchpark.com/about…

How do cities get enough fresh water? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Check out the book "How to Avoid a Climate Disaster," by Bill Gates here: http://gatesnot.es/3pliCu0 I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Check out my video on Wastewater: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HkRkCXPjzw Check out Grady’s videos on urban water engineering over at Practical Engineering: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZwfcMSDBHs&list=PLTZM4MrZKfW8nRGR2oo53BUcpCx-LFenJ Resources on this topic:…

Why do people commute by airplane? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Get your free trial of unlimited audiobooks, podcasts, and Audible originals at http://www.audible.com/citybeautiful or text "citybeautiful" to 500-500. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources on this topic: A. https://trid.trb.org/view/1310672 B. https://www.census.gov/library/visualizations/interactive/work-travel-time.html C. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-06-20/why-commute-times-don-t-change-much-even-as-a-city-grows and https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214367X17300753?casa_token=WrXkHyPgyEUAAAAA:gOkdM60z7TqiHsRmXT8QaSZEuIwKBf1uMMLpXMDCzZWjoquO8h98–SjB8ixDPZsn5WlyT9N D. https://www.themuse.com/advice/life-as-a-supercommuter-what-its-like-to-fly-to-work E. https://www.skyscanner.com/tips-and-inspiration/flying-to-work F. https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/S-F-renters-gain-rare-leverage-in-pandemic-with-15754770.php Produced by Dave…

How did the Kim dynasty design Pyongyang? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Let’s learn about one of the planet’s most secretive cities. Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://CuriosityStream.com/citybeautiful and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources: A. This video is a synthesis…

Can we make cities car free? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Europe’s cities could get there soon. The US? Maybe not. Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://www.curiositystream.com/citybeautiful and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources: A. https://technology.inquirer.net/105916/oslo-is-reaping-the-benefits-of-its-nearly-car-free-city-center B. https://archive.curbed.com/2020/1/3/21048066/oslo-vision-zero-pedestrian-cyclist-deaths C.…

15 things you didn’t know about city planning (probably) 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://curiositystream.com/citybeautiful and using the code "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Books: (Not affiliate links. Buy from local bookstores when possible) Better Buses, Better Cities by Steven Higashide…

Should jaywalking be legal? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/citybeautiful11201 I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources on this topic: A. https://www.shouselaw.com/ca/defense/vehicle-code/21955/ B. Norton, P. D. (2007). Street rivals: Jaywalking and the invention of the motor age…

How big can cities get? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at [http://CuriosityStream.com/citybeautiful](http://curiositystream.com/citybeautiful) and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: [https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful](https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful) Resources: A. Taubenböck, H., Esch, T., Felbier, A., Wiesner, M., Roth, A., & Dech, S.…

Why are there so many strip malls? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/citybeautiful10201 I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful A. This video is a compilation of several sources on strip malls, including: -https://la.curbed.com/2019/10/2/20882316/strip-malls-los-angeles – Manning, Matthew. The Death and Life…

Where is the best place to live in the United States? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at http://CuriosityStream.com/citybeautiful and using the code, “citybeautiful” at checkout. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/citybeautiful Resources: This video is based on Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live lists throughout the…

Should cities expand into the sea? 0 (0)

From “City Beautiful”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) Watch over 2,400 documentaries with Curiosity Stream for free for a month by signing up at [http://CuriosityStream.com/citybeautiful](http://curiositystream.com/citybeautiful) and using the code, "citybeautiful" at checkout. Thanks to Grady from Practical Engineering for the details on land reclamation. Go check out his channel here: [https://www.youtube.com/user/gradyhillhouse](https://www.youtube.com/user/gradyhillhouse) Neo did a great…