Top 5 Stories This Week (March 26-30, 2018)

Here's the most popular content from our site this week:

1. When Your Transit isn't Meant to be Transit

by George Zhou | March 28, 2018

Why would this city invest in such an unnecessary transit project? Because it is not a transit investment at all.

2. Give the People What They Want

by Daniel Herriges | March 28, 2018

What you think you know about public preference (for a certain style of home, neighborhood, etc.) is all wrong.

3. What the Craft Brewing Boom can Teach Other Local Industries: Part 1 & Part 2

by Marty Walsh

How did beer turn the consolidation ship around and what can we learn from craft brewing's success?

4. Suburban Redevelopment Requires Patience, Engagement and a Positive Attitude

From the Strong Towns Podcast | March 29, 2018

We called out a suburban retrofit project on Facebook. Here's how the developer responded.

5. How much, exactly, is good design worth?

by Charles Marohn | March 26, 2018

The auto-oriented development pattern is an approach with limited financial upside and lots of downside. How much better does traditional development perform?

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