UGBs make housing more expensive, limit options, and don't even stop sprawl.
The bureaucracy favors single-family homes over condos, and for no good reason.
Of course suburbs grow more than central cities. They encompass vastly more land mass.
A new report shows that regulations stopping outward housing expansion are crippling urbanization worldwide.
Contrary to the "induced demand" theory, Houston has relieved congestion by building more roads.
Why concentrate all the fast food chains?
A look at the pro-market vs. pro-planning urban model.
Dense areas can be found scattered throughout Houston city proper.
A recent approval in Tejon Ranch shows the political dynamics that encourage sprawl over density.
Do Jacobs' 4 tenets for neighborhood vibrancy apply, say, to Houston?
Housing markets in major metros are spiky, disperse...and unbiased towards cities or suburbs.
The city should avoid fancy rail projects, in favor of road and bus strategies that will actually move people around.