Houston shows how lighter regulations lead to more density.
Bastrop, TX, tries a new zoning code designed to be more permissive.
Price gouging spurs production, prevents hoarding and encourages conservation.
The theory ignores existing real estate data and the potential for change within the sector.
In episode 10 of the Market Urbanism Podcast, we discuss how to "legalize cities" with Brooke Fallon & Randal O'Toole.
Dense housing is good for the environment. So why are San Francisco's climate activists so against it?
In episode 9, we interview Don Burnes and Randy Show about America's homeless problem.
There is latent demand for them - if only regulators would get out of the way.
New York MTA's multi-decade state monopoly model is no longer producing good transit service.
For all of America's affordability problems, Mexico has it worse.
A conversation with Bob Poole and Chris Edwards
Summarizing a movement that looks to bring free-market policy ideas into cities.
CDMX has a ubiquitous private transit network that's fast & cheap.
Nice city streets are a value-creation tool. Why don't more U.S. cities build them?
In episode 7, we talk with Yesim Taylor of the D.C. Policy Center.
What's wrong with the urban planning profession? A lifelong planner explains.
7 reasons why the policy comes with unintended consequences and moral hazards.
In episode 6, we talk with Charles Marohn of Strong Towns and Rick Rybeck of Just Economics.
The New York City mayor's policies rest on rent-seeking and bribery. The latest example is his hotel policy.
An interview with Liz Farmer of Governing Magazine, and Steven Greenhut of the R Street Institute
The more cities grow, the more productive and prosperous they become.
Democrats and Republicans have all launched competing housing plans. But the common denominator is that they see the need for more housing.
In episode 4 of the Market Urbanism podcast, we talk with Nicole Gelinas of the Manhattan Institute, and Nick Zaiac of the R Street Institute, about how to reform U.S. transit systems.
Coal is not West Virginia's future. But what will take its place?