Here's what was most popular on our site this week.

1. Reinventing Poor Cities at Scale

by Charles Marohn, January 17, 2017

Social justice concerns are an acceptable motive for collective action, but they don't free us from the requirement that our infrastructure investments make financial sense.

2. How Lexington Can Expand Affordable Housing (Without Touching the UGB)

by Nolan Gray, January 18, 2017

Three simple tactics could expand affordable housing options in Lexington, KY and other midsize cities like it.

3. New Zoning Code in Buffalo Removes Parking Minimums

by Daniel Baldwin Hess, January 18, 2017

A new ordinance completely removes developers’ legal obligation to provide off-street parking in Buffalo, NY.

4. Why Walking is Worth the Effort for Me

by Michelle Erfurt, January 18, 2017

Picking my son up from school in a car would undoubtedly be quicker with less effort on my part. But the benefits of walking outnumber the challenges.

5. Highway Spending is Eating the Budget

by Tony Dutzik, January 19, 2017

Despite growing repair needs and the ever-more-apparent futility of addressing congestion through road expansion, the U.S. still spends vast sums of money to build new highways and widen existing ones. 

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