Infrastructure Costs

A major new study estimates that sprawl costs the U.S. economy more than a trillion dollars annually, and results, in part, from planning and market distortions. Smart policy reforms can result in more efficient and equitable development.
Mar 19, 2015   New Climate Economy
Increased awareness of sprawl’s negative effects has not led to a drop-off in its construction. Developers say they only build what the market demands.
Mar 2, 2015   The Atlantic
A new report out of Oregon suggests that the fiscal costs of successful resort developments significantly outweigh their benefits -- and taxpayers are burdened with the tab. Erik Kancler of Central Oregon LandWatch explains. Exclusive
Apr 16, 2009  By Erik Kancler
I’ve been torn lately between two contradictory perspectives on the state of the country as it relates to providing transportation infrastructure and service. Blog Post
Apr 16, 2008   By Steven Polzin