Earlier this month, Foster + Partners launched their proposal for a “Thames Hub,” a master plan to radically overhaul Britain’s transport, logistics and communication networks. Together with the engineers of Halcrow and Volterra, the London-based practice has envisioned a new airport on the Isle of Grain in the Thames estuary, connecting to a Thames port and branching into an orbital railway linked to lines in the north and throughout Europe.
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Security lines have grown at two Washington area airports and at others across the country in recent weeks, prompting federal officials to seek new ways to reduce logjams during the holiday travel season.
Items on security, security theater, a proper climate of caution, and an excessive climate of fear:
As a concept, Airbnb is awesome. Why spend a ton of money renting a hotel, when you can rent a furnished apartment from someone who isn’t using it when you’ll be in town? Or maybe you just want to rent a couch?