Tory Gattis

Founding Senior Fellow with the Center for Opportunity Urbanism and Editor of the Houston Strategies blog.

Houston Provides Lesson For How Fast-Growing Cities Can Relieve Congestion

November 30, 2018

Contrary to the “induced demand” theory, Houston has relieved congestion by building more roads.

Applying Jane Jacobs’ Urban Design Principles To Car-based Cities

August 1, 2018

Do Jacobs’ 4 tenets for neighborhood vibrancy apply, say, to Houston?

Houston’s Transportation Lessons For Other Cities: A Road, Bus & Rail Checklist

January 27, 2018

The city should avoid fancy rail projects, in favor of road and bus strategies that will actually move people around.

Houston vs. New York City: Which Is The Better Transportation “Opportunity Zone”?

September 8, 2017

Both cities place solid mobility grids next to a whole lot of stuff.