Alan Durning: Executive director and founder of Sightline Institute, has penned many popular blog series, including car-less living, bicycle neglect, and climate fairness. Prior to Sightline, Durning was a senior researcher at Worldwatch Institute, where he studied the human dimensions of sustainability and wrote the award-winning book How Much Is Enough? Read his full bio. Email: alan [at] sightline [dot] org.
A surfeit of sleeping quarters.
Housing, hidden in plain sight.
Dormitories for grown ups.
An in-city room of one's own.
The tallies from across the region.
In rentals, we ban Payless, mandate Nordstrom.
The odds just went up.
One is obvious; the others may matter more.
Now that summer's here, wouldn't it be nice if clotheslines were legal?
Kids, couches, Big Chem, and the 12-second rule.