Top Articles This Week (March 6-10, 2017)

Toll Roads Hurt The Poor?

by Charles Marohn, March 8, 2017

Let's not allow a simplistic reaction to direct funding of highways -- as opposed to our current indirect approach -- keep us from doing things that will help everyone, especially the poor.

Strongest Town Contest

This week was busy with voting in the second round of our contest. The second round winners will begin competing on Monday.

The Economics of the I-49 Connector, Part 3

by Charles Marohn, March 6, 2017

Shreveport is overwhelmed -- except for a short period of time in a limited space -- with excess auto capacity, yet the I-49 Connector economic impact report cites a study of French cities to suggest more capacity is needed. C’est pas vrai.

The End of Big Malls Means Big Problems

by Rachel Quednau, March 8, 2017

What's it like to watch a shopping mall die?

Strong Towns Does the ABCs

by Strong Towns, March 8, 2017

A couple weeks ago, we showed you "Your Highway ABC Book," a piece of propaganda for children put out by the National Highway Users Conference in the 1930s. Now we're sharing our own ABCs.