Top Stories from the Week (May 30-June 2, 2017)

Here's what got the most reads this week:

Stop Shoehorning Suburbia into Walkable Places

by Sarah Kobos | May 30, 2017

It’s pretty easy to destroy a walkable place. We’ve been doing it for so long.

Baldwin Park: A Test for New Urbanism

by Daniel Herriges | May 31, 2017

New Urbanist design has been praised and criticized alike. A recent development in Orlando, FL offers a unique opportunity to examine the challenges and potentials for success in planned New Urbanist communities.

Can City Design Help End Street Harassment?

by Kea Wilson | May 31, 2017

Is it possible to design a city street where no one is ever harassed?

An Open Letter to the City of Springfield

by Charles Marohn | May 30, 2017

The condition on State Street is dangerous for anyone outside of a automobile. The city is well aware of this fact. Something must be done.

The Problem with the Mortgage Interest Deduction

by Rachel Quednau | May 31, 2017

Our views on government involvement in housing and housing subsidies need to be coherent.

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