Tag Archives: The Overhead Wire

National Links: Mini-Trucks from Japan

This week: Japanese mini-trucks find a foothold in the States, the decline of park-and-rides and why we need more family-sized apartments.

National Links: Sitting on the Porch

The Overhead Wire’s weekly compilation of national and global news: transportation and medicine, the power of porches and a drop in interactions within cities.

National Links: Who Can Afford to Drive?

This week: walking is good for kids’ brains, apartment-phobia and its discontents, and what to say to people who think windows should come at a premium.

National Links: ‘We Buy Houses’ Fails Everyone

This week: billboard bans in France, Chicago’s bus battery troubleshooting and how an Arizona town wound up waterless.

National Links: 100 Years of Auto Centricity

A weekly roundup of links from The Overhead Wire, a national streets-focused blog. This week: a century of automotive tyranny, a different kind of speculation on the housing market and how to make transit projects cheaper.

National Links: Recycling a Building; Self-Driving’s Eternal Adolescence

The Overhead Wire’s weekly collection of national links compiles news about urban issues around the country and the world. This week: parking spots versus useful space in Toronto, the glacial progression of self-driving car tech, and more on Texas’ highway battles.

Even mandating in-person work isn't working for many employers, according to Slate and the Washington Post. Photo by Raj Rana on Unsplash.

National Links: Declining Aging Economies

Links from The Overhead Wire to news from around the country. This week: why so many office workers are still staying at home, a political standoff over an Omaha bike lane and a discussion of America’s future climate havens.

National Links: Housing from California to Berlin

Every day at The Overhead Wire, we collect news about cities and send the links to our email list. At the end of the week we take some of the most popular stories and post them to Greater Greater Washington, a group blog similar to streets.mn that focuses on urban issues in the D.C. region. […]