Favorites June 21st 2022
I’ve never looked into the purpose of the salt ponds here. Do we actually harvest the salt? Could that possibly be valuable enough to be economical?
I'm not sure if this design studio comes up with purposely bad ideas for clicks, if so, they got me, because this is horrible and hilarious.
Interesting idea for a study, although at the same time, seems obvious once the results are stated explicitly.
And administrative costs can make up 14% of the cost to build! Local governments imposing high fees on building below-market-rate units! Ridiculous!
Of course SF stands out for high mass transit use, but Palo Alto and Stanford have very high bike usage, which is cool.
• Short thread explaining why benefits of a gas tax would mostly go to producers rather than consumers. (Supply is not very responsive to price right now).
• Scary thread summarizing outcomes from covid reinfection. Short version is that it appears to have a cumulative impact, with omicron, there is definitely no long term benefit from overcoming an infection once.