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Mr. Schramm is Right; Mr. Schramm is Wrong

All economics and no philosophy can make a planner a dull boy. In that sense, Carl Schramm’s recent article in Forbes magazine is absolutely right—but only to a degree. I’ll do my best to explain why.
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The Planning Fallacy Part Deux (now with more fallacies!)

A final, closer look on how our optimism can be our best quality and our biggest weakness.
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The Planning Fallacy

Often times, what we think of as a plan is just an elaborate wish.
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Small Steps = Smart Planning

A bold vision can be terrific but a small step in the right direction is more important.
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An Easier Way To Fight Sprawl

Instead of always fighting to make sprawl development harder, let's focus our energy on making great infill development easier.

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