Blogs

Some progressives deny that the law of supply and demand applies to housing. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
The nationwide trend of cities, counties, and regions adopting complete streets policies continued its momentum in 2014. A new report from the National Complete Streets Coalition surveys the field and decides which is the best of the best. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By James Brasuell
With social media and the internet generally making it easy to contact faculty across the globe students are tempted to do so. But when is it appropriate? The short answer is contact them if they request it. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By Ann Forsyth
All of a sudden, the viability of driverless cars seems to be on the rise. It's a worrying notion for anyone skeptical about technology. And yet, this advancement may help cities regain the charm and vibrancy they lost in the automobile age. Blog Post
Feb 9, 2015   By Josh Stephens
Governing's recent study of gentrification systematically exaggerates gentrification in a variety of ways. Blog Post
Feb 2, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Andrew Whittmore of the University of North Carolina Department of Urban and Regional Planning identifies planning theory in everyday practice. Blog Post
Feb 2, 2015   By JPER
There are plenty of opinions but no action on the issue of transportation funding in the United States. What will it take to move the country—and its states, regions, and localities—forward? Blog Post
Jan 30, 2015   By Steven Polzin
Denver is a national leader in retrofitting the Great American Suburban Mall. But how well are these retrofits working? A comparative analysis of field reports by college-age Millennials offers some insight. Blog Post
Jan 25, 2015   By Dean Saitta
The common claim that "high-rises kill streetlife" is often incorrect. Blog Post
Jan 23, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
The Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey contains significant biases and errors. It is important that anybody working with the survey's results be aware of these problems. Blog Post
Jan 22, 2015   By Todd Litman