Founding Senior Fellow with the Center for Opportunity Urbanism and Editor of the Houston Strategies blog.
Contrary to the "induced demand" theory, Houston has relieved congestion by building more roads.
Do Jacobs' 4 tenets for neighborhood vibrancy apply, say, to Houston?
The city should avoid fancy rail projects, in favor of road and bus strategies that will actually move people around.
Both cities place solid mobility grids next to a whole lot of stuff.