Top Stories from the Week (October 23 - 27, 2017)

Here are the most popular articles from our site this week:

The Problem with Setbacks

by Andrew Price | October 25, 2017

Setback requirements waste valuable land and encourage its consolidation into the hands of a few instead of many.

Education in Complexity

by Charles Marohn | October 23, 2017

The only way to successfully improve complex systems is incrementally. Investing tens of millions all at once every 25 to 30 years is a recipe for making a lot of big mistakes.

The Case for Small Southern Towns

by Haile McCollum | October 24, 2017

In my small town, my husband and I have started successful businesses and been deeply involved in local decision-making. We love our life here.

Desperate Development

by Arian Horbovetz | October 23, 2017

Here are 3 reasons why our cities are desperately drawn to short-term megaprojects instead of small-scale improvements that will make our downtowns more successful in the long run.

Can Building a Giant Wall of Parkng Kill a Downtown?

by Jamie Littlefield | October 26, 2017

Our city is about to find out.

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