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Posts Tagged ‘Tacoma’

Tacoma, WA: “Lock on Tacoma” by artist Diane Hansen

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Something amazing is happening under a Sounder train bridge in Tacoma. See how Tacoma artist Diane Hansen turned an ordinary pedestrian passageway into a work of art. Her “Lock-On Tacoma” is part of Sound Transit’s art program, STart.

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Tacoma, WA: Pontoon Bridge Float-Out

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

The second cycle of six pontoons for a replacement State Route 520 floating bridge were towed out of the Concrete Technology Corporation casting basin in Tacoma, Wash., from Jan. 28 to Jan. 31, 2013. In this time-lapse video, crews maneuver a large T-pontoon into position to add the additional floatation needed to tow the supplemental […]

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Tacoma, Washington: Time Lapse of Schatz Lab Construction

Friday, September 9th, 2011

A time-lapse video composed of photographs taken between the start of construction in February 2009 and the completion of landscaping in August 2011. – SchatzLab on YouTube “At the Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) on California’s North Coast, we are working to establish clean energy technologies in our society. We specialize in renewable energy, energy […]

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Relationships Between Streetcars and the Built Environment

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Streetcar Cover

In the past 20 years, numerous cities have planned and implemented new rail transit systems. This movement has coincided with other urban regeneration trends, bringing new life to urban centers and advancing strategies to manage growth that promote more efficient patterns of development. Various forms of heavy rail, light rail, and streetcar systems have been built, many with robust ridership and popularity, owing to a rediscovery of this form of transportation, as well as concerns about growing traffic congestion, volatile fuel prices, and climate change.

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