Top 5 Stories This Week (Nov. 6-10, 2017)

This week, our staff and board spent some time in Anaheim, California for a retreat. We got a lot done and we're excited to share with you our plans for 2018 very soon, but that time away meant we were a little light on website and podcast content. We promise to be back in the full swing of things on Monday! - Rachel Quednau

Here's what topped the charts this week:

Big box stores are costing our cities far more than we ever imagined.

by Rachel Quednau | November 7, 2017

Big box developments are not paying their fair share.

It Takes All Types (of Housing)

by Nathaniel Barrett | November 6, 2017

The sad truth is that, regardless of motives, the ban on low-quality housing has hurt most of those who it was supposed to help.

What Makes for Great Bike Parking?

by Nolan Gray | November 6, 2017

Not all bike racks are created equal.

Winners and Losers from Rent Control

by Joe Cortright | November 8, 2017

A new study of San Francisco’s rent control shows it raises rents for some.

Bike Breakthrough: Connecting Neighborhoods with Low-Stress Routes

by Jay Walljasper | November 9, 2017

Across the nation, cities are expanding stand-alone bike lanes into full networks everyday people actually like to use.

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(Top photo source: Johnny Sanphillippo)

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