The state's regulatory apparatus has long pushed out people and business. Elon might be the latest.
The theory ignores existing real estate data and the potential for change within the sector.
There is latent demand for them - if only regulators would get out of the way.
CDMX has a ubiquitous private transit network that's fast & cheap.
Big companies used to run their own monopoly towns. Now they take a more incremental approach to city development.
New Yorkers' quality-of-life suffers from the negative impacts of cars. This is partly because residents themselves won't relinquish car ownership.
In installment #7 of the America's Progressive Developers series, a Memphis arts non-profit turns a gargantuan former Sears warehouse into a "vertical urban village."
Letting TNCs use bus-only lanes for a fee would maximize the usage of the space during slow periods.
Detroit's core area has become walkable - and is growing more so - thanks to Dan Gilbert's real estate ambitions.
Time spent getting permission is time away from making money and providing services.
A Milwaukee co-working space combines work and play.
In installment #7 of the America's Progressive Developers series, an REIT with a philanthropic aim uses social impact investing to build and preserve affordable housing in DC's gentrifying areas.
Like in South Florida, the private train company will focus on developing around its stations in Las Vegas.
McCarthyism, meet Nimbyism.
Today's bus travel market is increasingly cutthroat.
A Boston non-profit has found a metrics-based system to determine the health outcomes of different urban development styles.
Disruptive technology, rather than just killing industries, can bolster existing city business ecosystems.
City governments should work with, not against, private companies to solve their own transit problems.
A look at another unconventional transit method.
The viability of Elon's Hyperloop may depend on achieving a "goldilocks zone" for distance.
According to one developer, it's over 100,000.
In the latest installment of America's Progressive Developers, a non-profit known for demolition in Detroit also helps build it back.
In installment #6 of MUR's series on "America's Progressive Developers," a builder offers prefab modular micro-housing as a solution to San Francisco's homeless problem.
The Market Urbanism Report called it last year - electric bikeshare is already becoming a thing in U.S. cities.