Posts by Billy Cooney

Merrimon Avenue Op-Ed

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The City of Asheville has worked with the North Carolina DOT to make a 4-to-3 lane conversion of Merrimon Avenue, a road that connects North Asheville to Downtown and I-240. The current design is a textbook stroad: it attempts to provide both movement and access at the same time, but does neither well. And like… Continue Reading »

Lessons from Covington

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At Urban3 we seek to uncover the power of good urbanism. You might think our insights are relevant only to large cities. But even in places like Covington, GA–a city of 14,000 people at the edge of the Atlanta metro–the power of good urbanism is clear. Here are a few lessons we’d like to share… Continue Reading »

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