America's high-speed rail future may be achieved not by government planning, but private investment.
Zoning takes areas that the public has added value to, and makes them exclusive to all but wealthy members. City-sanctioned deeds are the privatized version of this.
Houston shows how lighter regulations lead to more density.
Texas' "Big 4" have rivalries in food, sports and economic development. But which of them is the best place to live?
Contrary to the "induced demand" theory, Houston has relieved congestion by building more roads.
A look at the pro-market vs. pro-planning urban model.
The 3 are growing their housing stocks, and seeing their prices stabilize compared to other metros.
Dense areas can be found scattered throughout Houston city proper.
Texas' major cities have been leaders in the growth of private toll 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.
A flood victim provides photos from his time staying in East Houston.
Both cities place solid mobility grids next to a whole lot of stuff.
But a lack of zoning laws could prevent flooding in the future.
Mother nature seems indifferent to the zoning codes in various cities.