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
California and Oregon both consider state housing bills that will allow dense development near transit. Can this become model housing legislation elsewhere?
The agencies were sewers of waste and abuse. So why are state lawmakers trying to revive them?
Zoning reform is evolving from an economics issue into a social justice issue.
Some suggestions for how road tolling can grow more widely-accepted.
As Los Angeles shows, the cities with the most immigrants also perform best economically.
Hyper-local government is good in many cases. But not for housing policy.
Federal transportation money gets redistributed to rural areas - amounting to a raw deal for major metros.
Philadelphia has avoided the home price inflation of rival East Coast cities. But a mix of walkable neighborhoods and tight zoning could change this.
A podcast interview about the Yimby movement.
A fledgling pro-housing movement goes from grassroots advocacy to political operations
15 Boston-area municipalities look to build 185,000 units by 2030.
An in-depth look at why N. Howard Street - a crucial one in Baltimore - is not functioning at its optimum level.
A Los Angeles Yimby posts a plea to his Miracle Mile neighbors on NextDoor.
Despite a larger bureaucracy, the metro still has corruption, fragmentation, high taxes, concentrated poverty, and fiscal distress.
If I could figure out SimCity at age ten, why is it incomprehensible to so many adults?
Given the severe housing shortage, Mayor De Blasio feels the need to preserve rent control.
A Boston University study shows the need for more diverse representation at community meetings.
Gas taxes do not cover the costs of construction and maintenance.
Cities that mix rich and poor provide a better quality of life for everyone than cities that are merely poor.
Installment #2 in the “World City Profiles” series, which explores urbanization at the international level.