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?
Protests have erupted to protect Hong Kong's liberalized economy and political system. This is a fight worth having.
In episode 3 of the Market Urbanism podcast, we discuss how bikeshare, scooters, and other alternative transit solutions can help cities.
U.S. cities are generally solvent - or not - for very specific reasons.
Foreign investment should be viewed as another form of housing demand in cities - and not a bad one.
An interview with Sonja Trauss and Brent Gaisford
As with the car market, the creation of new housing means used housing can filter down, to be bought or rented by lower income groups.
Big companies used to run their own monopoly towns. Now they take a more incremental approach to city development.
What is Market Urbanism? – a podcast interview with Michael Lewyn & Ryan Avent
Building more housing will inevitably cause more congestion. The answer is to price the space where the congestion occurs.
A podcast about Market Urbanism, or the cross between free-market policies and urban issues.
The bureaucracy favors single-family homes over condos, and for no good reason.
Activists who stop housing projects because they're imperfect are basically siding with Nimbys who want to block housing altogether.