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Polularize crowdsources residents’ ideas for what businesses should open in changing neighborhoods. While it reaches more people than traditional processes, is it only reaching certain demographics? (WAMU) Twitter
MoCo BRT sleek, ambitious
BRT in Montgomery County should “be sleek and stylish” and include Wi-Fi, recommends an upcoming report. All 3 phases would cover 161.5 route miles and cost $1.83 billion to build. (Examiner) Twitter
Living near a good school costs a family more than $200,000 versus living elsewhere. That leaves the best schools to the most well-off families. But less restrictive zoning can narrow that cost difference. (Urban Turf) Twitter
Cities with the most highway miles per capita seem to be doing much worse than the ones with the fewest, but that doesn’t stop some from calling highway building “economic development.” (Streetsblog) Twitter