Michael Lewyn is an assistant professor at Touro Law Center in Long Island.
In addition to revealing public preferences for single-family homes and walkable communities, a recent survey conducted for the National Association of Realtors contains a variety of other small surprises.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:13am PDT
In response to the news that transit ridership reached an all-time high in 2013, commentators of all stripes sought to deny or minimize the news. But such arguments are themselves flawed.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:17am PDT
Why should people have veto power over anything built in their neighborhood?
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 9:27am PDT
Discussing some of the most pro-urban movies ever made.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 7:41pm PST
Conservatives are becoming more visible within the smart growth movement; they differ in some ways both from liberal smart growth activists and from conventional conservatives.
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 6:56pm PST
Are suburbanites less fearful of crime than city-dwellers? Maybe not.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 2:14pm PST
Anti-jaywalking laws are based upon questionable assumptions.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 1:30pm PST
Last week, many Atlantans were stuck in traffic overnight because of fewer than three inches of snow. What went wrong?
Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 9:14pm PST
As the north side of Chicago has gentrified, many Chicago schools' test scores have improved- evidence that if a city neighborhood attracts enough affluent families, its schools will become more attractive as well.
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 1:29pm PST
The policies that create affordable housing for the middle class might not be those necessary to prevent homelessness for the destitute.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 4:49pm PST