Not Just Bikes runs numbers on how different development types pan out in terms of costs and benefits to communities with fascinating 3D visuals. Spoiler: suburban development is a hefty drain and net negative to communities. In the long-run, that spells trouble even for suburban residents.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.