Urban Omnibus » From Trucks to Tugs: Short Sea ShippingShort sea shipping is any movement of freight by water that doesn’t cross oceans, on freight ferries, short-haul barges and various other marine vessels. Both public agencies and private companies are investigating the potential economic and environmental benefits of transferring more cargo from road to sea.
“One of my main areas that I’ve focused on for years is just the kind of timeframe to change to make the changes and how that needs to be really rapid. You can’t just rely on huge infrastructure projects because they take ages.”
LES gets a Big U: architecture + culture = resilience
City Atlas spoke with one of the designers of the Big U about the design philosophy behind the Big U, the process of working with the community, and what New York City can learn from Copenhagen.