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Explainers

August 7, 2019, 5am PDT
Looking for a way to describe zoning codes, and their role in city planning, to a newcomer to the field? Maybe start here.
CityLab
July 11, 2019, 11am PDT
Projects to add housing resources to help give homeless people a roof over the head have run into all sorts of public opposition—often times fueled by ignorance of how different kinds of homeless housing options work.
Voice of San Diego
May 31, 2018, 7am PDT
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation set up a website to explain the new rules of the multi-modal road.
Montgomery County Department of Transportation
April 7, 2018, 11am PDT
Definitions of 17 commonly misunderstood housing policy terms.
Strong Towns
January 22, 2018, 7am PST
Wondering what a Community Land Trust is? Look no further.
Marketwatch
December 6, 2017, 5am PST
Mobility as a Service, or MaaS for short, is a buzzword you've probably seen a lot of in recent months.
Eno Center for Transportation
December 1, 2017, 7am PST
Most people would probably assume a shared street, with no signs, lanes, or other regulatory infrastructure, is an accident waiting to happen. More and more cities are proving the opposite.
Vox on YouTube
October 31, 2017, 9am PDT
An explainer post on that much-lamented feature of contemporary communities—the stroad.
Strong Towns