Here's what got the most reads on our site this week:

Engineers Should Not Design Streets

Charles Marohn, May 23, 2016

Engineers are great at building roads, but we should never ask them to build our streets.

Why I ride a bike

Alex Pline, May 23, 2016

I don't ride a bike because I love bikes. I ride because it’s a convenient and economical mode of transportation to accomplish my daily tasks. Plain and simple.

Places Where I Don't Want to Sit

Gracen Johnson, May 24, 2016

We live in cities starved for good public space. There are so few spots in North America where you can sit comfortably for free. And when we do try to create sittable public space, we often fail spectacularly.

Returning One-Way Streets Back to their Two-Way Roots

Rachel Quednau, May 25, 2016

A dramatic response to the one-way to two-way transformation shows just how impactful street design can be, and provides inspiration for other cities.

What would Jane Jacobs do about zoning?

Payton Chung, May 26, 2016

This week's featured member post asks the question: WWJJD (What Would Jane Jacobs Do) about zoning?

(Top photo by Gracen Johnson)


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