Paris is famed for its grand Hussmann-era boulevards. North American cities are famed for their dangerous stroads. Dave Amos of City Beautiful looks into the anatomy of boulevards and how they might be a better fit in the hierarchy of streets for cities.

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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.