I happened to notice a tweet about this post by a writer who covers transportation and felt the piece was "irresponsible." I disagree and, rather than joust one another on Twitter, I thought I'd move the discussion to a better platform for debate.

Here's the tweet:

Ms. Schmit writes for the Streetsblog network and for Rustwire. I don't know the latter, but, as someone who has fought for mass-transit options and studied urban development in college, I'm definitely a fan of the former.

You can click the video above to see what it's about and to see the context of this discussion. I will use the comments below to further explain my points and to "debate" Ms. Schmitt