Here's what was most popular on our site this week:
by Rachel Quednau | September 27, 2017
What makes one building worth saving and another worth destroying?
A Conversation about the Purple Line in Maryland
This week, we featured two opposing viewpoints about a new light rail line in the Washington, DC area:
- A Purple Line Alternative and a Lesson in Strong Towns Thinking by Matthew Keadle
- Why the Purple Line is a Strong Project and Worth the Investment by Sean Emerson
by Seth Zeren | September 26, 2017
(Hint: It doesn't involve luring a mega-corporation to our community.)
by Alexander Dukes | September 28, 2017
A traditional pattern of development requires zoning that is fine-grained, geographically contextual and responsive to observable feedback.
by Tony Dutzik | September 26, 2017
America’s dependence on the car is reinforced by a tapestry of rules, practices and norms that make driving relatively easy and cheap and other options comparatively difficult and expensive.
(Top photo source: Nicholas LB)