August 13, 2018
Where’s the latest YIMBY candidate making waves? Los Angeles? New York? DC, perhaps? Try Maplewood, Minnesota.
The cry to build more housing is justifiably focused on the global hubs of commerce and innovation. Yet as these cities become harder to build in, expect more people (and employers) to show interest in the Heartland metros. Maplewood, a close-in suburb of the Twin Cities which features the headquarters for the 3M consortium, is primed to benefit, if it acts correctly. That’s what is motivating Tyler Hamilton to run for city council, the primary of which is August 14th…[read the rest here]
Market Urbanism is the cross between free-market policies and urban issues. Market Urbanists believe that if cities were liberalized, they would provide cheaper housing, faster transportation, enhanced public services, and a better quality of life.