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by Alexander Dukes, March 14, 2017
If zoning codes are the primary tool in a planner's toolbox, that's a problem. Here's a three part system that would offer a better way for planners to design cities.
by Charles Marohn, May 13, 2017
We've spent trillions to save seconds in the first and last mile of each trip, and what we've gotten is the fake prosperity of a land use pattern that is bankrupting us. (And check out the other articles in this series, "Looking Back: ASCE 'Revises' report and "Revisiting Engineering's Echo Chamber.")
by Matthew Koehler, March 15, 2017
Dropping off and picking up kids from school can entail navigating a messy labyrinth of parked and moving cars, running kids, bicyclists, and opening car doors. How can we improve it?
by Rachel Quednau, March 16, 2017
Question #7 on the Strong Towns Strength Test asks: Are there neighborhoods in your town where three generations of a family could reasonably find a place to live, all within walking distance of each other? In this article, we show you how to answer that question for your town and what to do if your answer is No.
by Daniel Herriges, March 16, 2017
Most cities' "traffic problems" are actually problems with the qualitative experience of traffic, not with simple travel time or delay. Perhaps we need a "Traffic Frustration Index" instead of a Traffic Congestion Index.
(Top photo by Andrew Price)