Brittany Shoot

Brittany Shoot has written for Time, Mental Floss, Ms., and Salon. A former Bostonian and Copenhagener, she currently lives in downtown San Francisco.

The Separation of Church and Parking

Downtown San Francisco is the latest flashpoint in an ongoing debate over whether cities can still afford to not charge for parking on Sundays.

What's the True Cost of Incorporation?

Texas master-planned community The Woodlands still isn't interested in becoming a city, and they have a strong case.

Should Millennials Feel Guilty for Leaving Their Small Towns Behind?

Growing up, I couldn't wait to flee central Indiana. Now I just feel lucky, and terrible.