Here's what topped our charts this week:

This is Why Infrastructure is so Expensive

by Charles Marohn | June 5, 2017

If we can align the incentives of the players involved, we can build infrastructure that is actually necessary and while doing it quicker and at lower prices than we do now.

Bike Commuting's Worst Enemy Isn't What You Think

by Arian Horbovetz | June 5, 2017

The biggest barrier we may have to tackle—the one that gives people a license to dismiss bikes as a transit outlier—is the misconception that bikes are a means of recreation instead of a tool for empowerment.

A Town Well Planned: Parcels and Master Street Plans

by Alexander Dukes | June 7, 2017

When affordability meets flexibility, the result tends to be the democratization of a local real estate market.

How to do the Math on Proposed Development in Your Town

by Strong Towns | June 6, 2017

Last week, three government staffers from Fate, TX led an excellent, educational webcast for Strong Towns members about how to do the math on proposed developments in your town. The recording is now available to watch.

You Can't Always Get What You Want

by Rachel Quednau | June 7, 2017

I want to buy a home, but I don't want to give up living in this neighborhood that I love.

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