Top 5 Articles from the Week

R. Moses answers your pedestrian crossing questions , this week in a special column.

Here's what got the most reads this week at Strong Towns:

10 Steps to Fix a City

by Andrew Burleson, August 29, 2016

Each one of these actions marks a dramatic departure from the norm for most places. Take even one of these steps and your town is on its way to becoming stronger. 

What Clearly Makes us Richer

by Charles Marohn, August 29, 2016

Respected economists know that investing in infrastructure clearly makes us richer. It's obvious. No further discussion needed... Respected economists are wrong.

The Democratized Economy: How to Build a Successful Urban Center

by Alexander Dukes, August 30, 2016

Here are the three core characteristics you need for a successful urban center, plus how to creatively make them happen on a shoestring budget.

The Curated Landscape

by Charlie Gardner, August 31, 2016

Agriculture has largely escaped significant land-use scrutiny in the United States. It deserves more attention.

Ask R. Moses: How can we get the most out of pedestrian crossings?

by R. Moses, August 31, 2016

Readers ask, What's the best crosswalk for my intersection? R. Moses' answer may surprise you.

(Top photo by Mike Sinclair)

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