Thursday, January 21, 2016

Worth Reading - January 21, 2016

I love the work of Strong Towns. This recent post about good bones of some cities that are currently seen as laggards follows my own line of thinking recently. A place like Scranton, PA has a lot going for it because of its strong roots

This is a bit of an odd one. I fell down a rabbit hole of reading about transit this week. Jarrett Walker offers a very simple explanation of how to build ridership in any community

Granola Shotgun is one of my favourite blogs at the moment. I highly recommend it. Here the author looks at traditionally-built cities of Middle America

The Saga of the Scarborough Subway continues with a headache-inducing compromise

Speaking of Toronto's baffling transit future, Jon Lorinc attempts to guide his readers with an update to Mayor Tory's Smart Track

Steve Paikin writes on the desperate need to revisit Ontario's political fundraising laws

Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump. Of course. The Atlantic has a piece describing how Palin laid the foundation for Trump's campaign. 

Michael Den Tandt calls out New Democrats and members of the press looking to turf Thomas Mulcair as leader of the NDP. 

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