Our Top 5 Stories This Week (June 25 - 29, 2018)

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1. 2 Reasons Why the American Approach to Congestion is Totally Wrong

by Rachel Quednau | June 26, 2018

Congestion isn’t a problem and road expansion isn’t a solution.

2. Debt is not a funding source.

by Charles Marohn | June 25, 2018

If public officials are going to use debt to pay for things, they must be vigilant about their lack of real skin the game.

3. What to do about the mess we are in

by Mark Dawson | June 25, 2018

I keep wondering how long the good times are going to last. And after that, what happens?

4. The Whole Elephant

by Daniel Herriges | June 27, 2018

If you're talking about growth, decline or gentrification and you're not talking about the motivations of residents, newcomers, developers, and everyone else… you've already misunderstood the problem.

5. Ask R. Moses: Will roundabouts reduce congestion?

by R. Moses | June 26, 2018

In my tourist town, roundabouts are being offered as a “solution” to congestion. Will they actually accomplish this goal?