Michael Lewyn is an assistant professor at Touro Law Center in Long Island.
Laws designed to keep pedestrians off streets are not merely useless, but create a variety of social harms.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 9:00am PDT
Cities that have recently adopted light rail sometimes actually add bus riders.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 2:00pm PDT
Recent stories claiming that millenials either (a) prefer cities to suburbs or (b) prefer suburbs to cities both have some basis in reality.
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 12:00pm PDT
States regulate local governments too much in some areas, but not enough in others.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:00am PDT
Leading a walking tour of your neighborhood can be easy if you focus on the basic differences between types of neighborhoods.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 6:00am PDT
Does apartment-sharing reduce regional housing supply? Probably not very much.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 12:00pm PDT
Arid states can both reduce water use and avoid intrusive government by eliminating zoning regulations that mandate or encourage water-wasting lawns.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 2:00pm PDT
National tables from the 2013 American Household Survey (AHS) are now public.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 11:00am PDT
In her article, "What Champions of Urban Density Get Wrong," the Philadelphia Inquirer's Inga Saffron critiques attempts to increase urban population. This post responds to her work.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 2:00pm PDT
A recent property professors' conference discussed a variety of issues of possible interest to planners including tightened home lending standards, municipal policies affecting the homeless, the Fair Housing Act, and inclusionary zoning.
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 6:00am PST