Michael Lewyn is an assistant professor at Touro Law Center in Long Island.
Homeowners' desire for more expensive land does not justify the "NIMBY veto" over new development.
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 8:22am PDT
Tall buildings and sunlight can amicably coexist- sometimes.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 5:50pm PDT
Although suburbs with college campuses are often eager to zone out students, this sort of exclusionary zoning has its own negative side effects.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 10:08pm PDT
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