Here's what got the most reads this week:
by Sarah Kobos, August 23, 2016
Our neighborhoods and our cities would improve if more of us lived in places where “bumping into someone on the street” didn’t involve heavy traffic and a fender bender.
by Rachel Quednau, August 24, 2016
Residents in cities across the country are coming face to face with the reality that they can't have functioning roads without paying for them, and that bill comes due more often that they might like.
by Patrick Kennedy, August 25, 2016
A super-grid system could improve bussing in Dallas and other similarly-built cities.
by Charles Marohn, August 22, 2016
If the global economy is like a hot air balloon, we're only given the option to continually go higher -- despite the risk -- or cut all the air and crash. Those options aren't good enough. Read the follow-up essay: A Rising Balloon Lifts all Fools.
by Alexander Dukes, August 24, 2016
American communities need to shift away from a big box retail strategy to a local, placemaking retail strategy. When placemaking urban centers become the default model, local retailers flourish and a broad, diverse Democratized Economy emerges.