How to make cities more foot-friendly
Lewis says the current standard used by city planners is one quarter-mile, despite the fact that people regularly walk much farther than that in footastic ... A quarter-mile is 1,320 feet, walkable in about five to six minutes. That’s twice the length ...
Million-pound home under threat as cracks appear in Jurassic Coast a quarter of a MILE inland
A million-pound holiday home could be under threat after huge cracks and steps appeared up to a quarter of ... three-foot drop now cleaves the lane in two. Cracks and fissures large and small had been opening up across many acres. 'It's all become a ...
DOT&PF shares progress in highway study
How many lanes should there be? How should the lanes be divided ... for feedback to help select the best option to increase safety and mobility to the 11.5-mile stretch of highway between Soldotna and Sterling. At meetings in Soldotna and Sterling this ...
TELL US: Should the NHRA Go Back To Quarter-Mile Track Lengths?
The quarter mile—that’s drag racing to many. One thousand feet also has its appeal, but many feel that changing the drag strip length for Top Fuel and Funny Car is like changing the size of a basketball. Or the size of a football field. This week the ...
Standing Mile: 2015 Subaru WRX STI vs. 2014 Porsche Cayman
A lot changes after the quarter-mile mark ... cooking until they cross the finish line, 5280 feet further down the runway. Pitting a 2015 Subaru WRX STI against a 2014 Porsche Cayman in our Standing Mile might not make a lot of sense on the surface.