Hey, Streetcar Critics: Stop Making 'Perfect' the Enemy of 'Good', The Political Geography of Hong Kong's Protests, and more...

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hey, Streetcar Critics: Stop Making 'Perfect' the Enemy of 'Good'

Even when they're not ideal, streetcar projects can still benefit cities. Here are five ways how.

David Alpert

The Political Geography of Hong Kong's Protests

The territory's residents are demanding democracy in city intersections, not central squares.

Bourree Lam

The Outrageous, Unjust Rule That Lets New York Drivers Who Hit Pedestrians Off the Hook

If the city is serious about street safety, it must replace a terrible old precedent with a strong new one.

Eric Jaffe

In America's Poorest City, a Housing Breakthrough

Together, a design studio and community-development corporation are transforming housing in the Rio Grande Valley.

Amanda Kolson Hurley

Why Mothers Have Occupied a London Public Housing Complex

Focus E15 Mothers is fighting displacement of the poor in East London.  

Feargus O'Sullivan

Las Vegas' 'Evangelical Urbanist' Steps Down From Bleeding Downtown Project

Tony Hsieh's visionary plan for the city's off-strip core seems to be imploding, leaving followers disillusioned.

Laura Bliss