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Behold, the zippy new sidewalk treatment in downtown Austin, Texas, outside a corporate parking lot that is empty much of the day. Since there will never be any human pedestrians here to liven up the scene, the zig-zag pavement will have to provide all the excitement. (I get a woody just looking at it.) Or perhaps this was an ironic joke by the closet intellectuals of Austin’s Department of Public Works. Of course, the joke’s on the people of Austin. I’m sure the grass will be well cared-for, too. Thanks and props to Judah Rice for nominating this humdinger!


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James Howard Kunstler is the author of many books including (non-fiction) The Geography of Nowhere, The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency, and Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology and the Fate of the Nation. His novels include World Made By Hand, The Witch of Hebron, Maggie Darling — A Modern Romance, The Halloween Ball, an Embarrassment of Riches, and many others. He has published three novellas with Water Street Press: Manhattan Gothic, A Christmas Orphan, and The Flight of Mehetabel.

4 Responses to “November 2018” Subscribe

  1. JCalvertNUK November 3, 2018 at 4:36 pm #

    W 7th St. Much-needed pedestrian calming measures to protect unwary motorists and driveway-users from speeding pedestrians. (On their whizzy little scooters, they can appear out of nowhere!). My street is on a hill and could do with something like this . . .

  2. Paul S November 3, 2018 at 5:19 pm #

    There will come desire lines.

    uxplanet.org/design-principles-the-power-of-desire-lines-3e7502da97eb

  3. bymitch November 6, 2018 at 6:02 pm #

    When the kerb and road are adjusted to follow the same line as the sidewalk, then it will start to make some sense.
    Crazy paving at the conclusion of the zig zag journey sums it all up nicely.

  4. jayrome November 8, 2018 at 2:46 pm #

    And they paid the designer money for this? I guess there is nothing quite like a meandering path to extend the journey into nowhere.
    The designer and promoter need a good spanking. . . the nerve of some people!

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