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Does it really take money to make money? Read our answer. (Photo by Tracy O)

Does it really take money to make money? Read our answer. (Photo by Tracy O)

The Barbell Strategy

by Charles Marohn, August 8, 2016

Most of our investments need to be riskless, but a small fraction need to be high risk, high reward.

Let's Infill a Traditional Neighborhood (and Make a Profit)

by Andrew Price, August 9, 2016

I ran the numbers and made a plan for building a traditional urban neighborhood. It turns out there's profit to be made in this model. 

6 Key Perspectives on One-Way Streets

by Strong Towns, August 9, 2016

A recent Strong Towns article on one-way streets sparked a series of discussions on the merits and drawbacks of this street design. Here are 6 stories that offer differing perspectives on this issue, from a variety of cities and towns across the country.

It Takes Money to Make Money?

by Charles Marohn, August 8, 2016

We never calculate—let alone track—the public's actual return-on-investment (dollars in versus dollars out over multiple life cycles) when we do a project. We never even ask the question.

$939 million short... but no plan to raise revenue or change tactics

by Rachel Quednau, August 10, 2016

In spite of a major budget shortfall, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker offers no plan to raise revenue or adjust his transportation funding goals.

(Top photo by Steve Dombek)


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