Here's our roundup of this week's must-read posts!
Thrive 2050 advocates hope the newly passed plan paves the way for a more walkable, equitable Montgomery County
by Ethan Goffman (Contributor) • November 1, 2022
Can the recently passed Thrive 2050 plan be Montgomery County’s answer to past planning mistakes centered on single family houses, largely car-dependent development, and even economic and racial segregation?
Inclusionary zombies? Check out these urban planning Halloween costumes
by Kai Hall (Editorial Assistant) • November 1, 2022
This Halloween, urbanist Twitter in DC and across the country poked fun at confusing parking signs, celebrated the upcoming opening of the Silver Line extension, and embodied (literally) the desire for more bus and bike lanes.
The L Word: this week, the National Park Service showed leadership
by Caitlin Rogger (Deputy Executive Director) • November 3, 2022
After months of consultation and a widely-panned interim recommendation that fell short, the National Park Service announced plans to leave a portion of Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park car-free throughout the year.
Mapping the Washington region’s activity centers
by DW Rowlands (Contributor) • November 2, 2022
A Brookings Institution senior research assistant explains how they labeled and mapped the Washington region in their recent study of the nation’s activity centers.
Will Richmond’s plan to remove mandatory parking minimums pass?
by Wyatt Gordon (Contributor) • November 3, 2022
The City of Richmond could soon join a lengthening list of localities no longer telling business owners and developers how much parking their properties must provide. @yitgordon reports:
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