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Monday, September 26, 2016

Debunking the Cul-de-Sac

The design of America's suburbs has actually made our streets more dangerous

Emily Badger

Stop Releasing Your Balloons Into the Sky

Birds and turtles eat them and die.

John Metcalfe

Instead of Trump's Wall, Why Not a Binational Border City?

A Mexican architect has a utopian vision for a walkable city straddling the U.S.-Mexico border.

Tanvi Misra

Anonymous San Franciscans Are Making Renegade Bike Lanes

After two cyclists were killed in hit-and-runs on the same day, the SFMTrA grabbed traffic cones and took action.

John Metcalfe

The Danger of Being Neighborly Without a Permit

All over America, people have put small "give one, take one" book exchanges in front of their homes. Then they were told to tear them down.

Conor Friedersdorf

Where to Find the World's Longest Recreational Trail

It’s in Canada, where the 14,864-mile path will be fully completed in 2017.

Eillie Anzilotti

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