Today, we're closing out week two of our Best of 2016 content and heading out on our annual break. Have a wonderful holiday and we'll see you in the new year.

Read "Is your city pedestrian-unfriendly?" then tweet your photos of un-walkable infrastructure in your town with the hashtag #PedestrianUnfriendly

Read "Is your city pedestrian-unfriendly?" then tweet your photos of un-walkable infrastructure in your town with the hashtag #PedestrianUnfriendly

Best of 2016: Is your city pedestrian-unfriendly?

by Sarah Kobos, December 12, 2016

We’ve spent the better part of 70 years building our cities for cars, not people, and it shows.  It’s time to make walkability a priority, not just a feel-good buzzword. 

Best of 2016: Sprawl is not the problem

by Charles Marohn, December 15, 2016

I encourage you all to stop using the word "sprawl." It doesn't accurately describe the problem, it prevents us from getting to real responses and it unnecessarily divides the national dialog in ways that are unhelpful.

Best of 2016: About those pesky pedestrian crossing buttons...

by Rachel Quednau, December 14, 2016

Do car drivers have to pull up to each intersection, lean out their window and push a button in order to get a green light? No.

2016 Recommended Reading

by Charles Marohn, December 15, 2016

Here are the five best books I read in 2016.

Best of 2016: Suburban Poverty Meets Homeowners Associations

by Nate Hood, December 13, 2016

What will happen to homeowner's associations in an America with increasing suburban poverty? It will be messy.


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