A wealthy county in Virginia has a reputation for prohibiting the construction of new housing. Development interests, however, are fed up with anti-development arguments.
Jul 10, 2015   The Washington Post
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office places the spotlight on the trucking industry in terms of the social, health ,and environmental costs it imposes on society but does not pay for, i.e., externalities.
Jun 8, 2015   City Observatory City Commentary
An IMF working paper determined that global energy subsidies totaled $5.3 trillion this year, the worst offenders are China and the U.S. Placing a price on these subsidies, which include air pollution and carbon emissions, may be key to mitigation.
May 20, 2015   Reuters
California's cap-and-trade market saw its largest carbon sale, $1.02 billion, thanks to millions of motorists now paying about a dime a gallon for the right to emit carbon for the first time since the program began in November 2012.
Mar 3, 2015   The Sacramento Bee
A blogger writes that bike advocates should think outside the bike lane to bike parking facilities—only when the costs of biking are externalized will a critical mass adopt biking.
Dec 18, 2014   Bike Portland
(NOTE TO READERS: An expanded, footnote-filled version of this article is online at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1632935 )   Blog Post
Jul 1, 2010   By Michael Lewyn
The National Academy of Science has released a report showing that health effects from burning fossil fuels cost the economy about $120 billion a year. Global warming was not included due to uncertainty, so it's focused mostly on air pollution.
Oct 27, 2009   The New York Times - Environment
One justification for municipal minimum parking requirements is the danger of "spillover parking": the fear that if Big Brother does not force businesses to build huge parking lots, that business's customers will "spill over" into neighboring businesses or residential Blog Post
May 20, 2009   By Michael Lewyn