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Size matters

Size matters

Do we size our city for the equipment we want or size our equipment for the city we want?

The stroad

The stroad

The stroad: A street/road hybrid. The futon of transportation investments.

You had one job

You had one job

You had one job; Johnny talks Silicon Valley and its strange suburban pattern; increased development and reduced traffic counts? It's working in West Palm Beach

A tragic irony

A tragic irony

Our wide streets allow us to quickly respond to the collisions caused by our wide streets.

Place comes first

Place comes first

We should spend our time obsessing why there are no people here rather than what they might to wrong if they showed up.

Place comes first

Place comes first

Decorative lights without place is just bling without a soul.

Level of Service A

Level of Service A

This is what success looks like when highway standards are applied to city streets.

Complexity or simplicity

Complexity or simplicity

The complexity of humanity always makes better places than the simplicity of cars.

#wecandothis

Brains over Brawn

Brains over Brawn

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex and more violent. It takes a touch of genius, and a lot of courage, to move in the opposite direction.