Author Archives: Charles Marohn
Race may have been an accelerant for the drain to the suburbs after WWII, but it wasn’t the initial spark.
There’s lots to like, and it could have been much worse.
Streets emphasize wealth creation. Roads are about movement. Combining the two functions is folly.
New Urbanism rediscovers centuries of walkable wisdom.
Even the most run-down walkable block can be far more valuable than a shiny new drive-thru.
Unsustainable, government-subsidized sprawl is collapsing under the weight of its own insolvency.
An app that allows people to sell street-side parking spots is a market solution to bad planning.
America’s highway system needs more feedback mechanisms, before we build our states into bankruptcy.
from The American Conservative