Very interesting conversation going on here yesterday as well as over on the Strong Towns Network (the interconnectedness of Keynesianism and the Suburban Experiment). You can continue in that thread if you'd like or check out some of the other conversations going on.
- Matt Steele is trying to get a posse together to head over to Pine Island, MN, and give it a Better Block renovation. Some good photos express his vision.
- How do you legally build narrow streets in a wide road world? Andrew Price shows us how.
- Stephen Stofka presents a thoughtful challenge for how we can get rid of signs and instead communicate the rules of a place with the materials we use. Fascinating discussion.
- Andrew Price suggests some ways to create flexibility in the rules so that we can recreate those great places that we have currently made illegal.
- And finally, for those that just can't get enough debate over economics politics, the Reinhart/Rogoff discussion is ongoing. I'm even joining in and I'm not playing Minnesota Nice.
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