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Software Lets You Design a Street & Improve Your City — Design News 08.20.13

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 21, 2013 01:08 AM
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by Tara Bellucci last modified Aug 20, 2013

Sidewalks, buses, transit lines, bike lanes, pedestrians, and plants all share space on our city streets, and it's not always harmonious. Streetmix is software that lets you customize your street by setting the width, adding the elements above, and then sharing your work. In its first six months, Streetmix has been used to protest a highway widening in Iowa, draw attention to bike safety in Seattle, and campaign for new bus routes in New Mexico. In other news, there's now a Bitcoin ATM, and this illuminated lampshade seems to float untethered. See the headlines after the jump. More        






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