The Atlanta Studies website takes a deep dive into the history that produced the city of Atlanta as we know it today—and provides some suggestions on how to "correct some of its most atrocious attacks on the urban built environment."
2 days ago Atlanta Studies
Wendell Cox and Hugh Pavletich recently released their latest International Housing Affordability Survey (IHAS), which compares single-family housing prices with incomes for various cities around the world. Blog Post
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Logically we might assume that as cities grow larger, commutes get harder. It can certainly feel that way. But research points to structural factors that actually make commuting in big cities more efficient.
Jan 21, 2016 CityLab
An op-ed by the mayor of Calgary, Canada celebrates the adoption of a new off-site levy that will change the financing formula for new development and the necessary infrastructure that comes with it.
Jan 19, 2016 Calgary Herald
This year, for the first time in several years, I taught a seminar on sprawl and the law. In the past, I had generally taught this course at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville. Blog Post
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A pair of articles details two new, massive greenfield developments on the way in North Texas.
Nov 24, 2015 The Dallas Morning News
So far, only a small minority of major cities have considered self-driving cars in their long-range transportation plans. The question is, should policymakers embrace them or stand in their way?
Nov 24, 2015 TechCrunch
Bloggers, pundits, authors, and researchers, have made the case for conservatives to embrace the effects of smart growth. Yet still, a distinctly partisan divide flavors the debate about how to make room for a growing number of Americans.
Nov 18, 2015 The Urban Edge
Since presidential candidates tend to be wealthy, middle-aged heads of households, and wealthy middle-aged families tend to live in sprawl, one might think that most Republican presidential candidates live in sprawl. Blog Post
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As Mexico City continues to add population, issues of sprawl, inequality, and water infrastructure remain challenges in the growing megalopolis.
Nov 5, 2015 Inverse