Top Articles from the Week (July 24-28, 2017)

Here's what got the most reads on our site this week:

Busting 4 Common Myths About the Suburbs

by Rachel Quednau | July 25, 2017

It's time to put these common misconceptions about suburban America to rest.

Springfield, We Have a Problem

by Charles Marohn | July 24, 2017

Springfield admits it has a speeding problem. It's time for the elected officials to order that State Street be redesigned to make travel speeds safe.

Parking has dramatically shaped our cities (and not in a good way).

by Strong Towns | July 25, 2017

Send this video to anyone who needs a crash course in why parking minimums are a major problem for American cities.

A Bike Trail Along a Highway??

by Canaan Merchant | July 26, 2017

A new bike trail is in the works along a crucial corridor near Washington, DC. The only problem is its intended location.

No Gas Stations Downtown

by Michael Smith | July 27, 2017

No amount of cultured stone or decorative landscaping is going to make this proposed gas station a valuable or contributing part of our walkable, mixed-use neighborhood.

(Top photo by Johnny Sanphillippo)

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