October 9, 2014, 12pm PDT
The Bacon's Rebellion blog focuses on the potential of suburbs to meet the demands of a growing population with different lifestyles and expectations for their communities than previous generations.
April 17, 2014, 9am PDT
A self-identified conservative who supports the “broader vision of smart growth” has identified a reason why more conservatives don’t support smart growth: the political economy of sprawl.
November 12, 2013, 10am PST
A weekend op-ed in the Wall Street Journal rallying against a proposed Alexandria, Va. bike lane has likened the fight to save 37 parking spaces on par with the Revolution and the War of 1812. Could this be the revenge of Dorothy Rabinowitz?
March 7, 2013, 10am PST
Biking can be a formidable economic development tool, argues James A. Bacon, who examines several ways in which investment in bicycle infrastructure can create wealth and jobs.
February 20, 2013, 8am PST
James Bacon examines how in Washington DC's suburbs high-density developments produce significantly more tax revenue per acre than low density developments.
June 4, 2012, 6am PDT
According to James A. Bacon, "Smart growth is too important to leave to liberals." In a new essay, he argues that "Conservatives must articulate their own vision for creating prosperous, livable and fiscally sustainable communities."
May 10, 2005, 8am PDT
Politicians will tell you that the only way to solve traffic congestion is to buil more roadways. The facts, however, support a different theory.
March 4, 2005, 8am PST
The only real solution to traffic congestion is "fundamental Change in human settlement patterns."
November 2, 2004, 2pm PST
Small factory towns across the South are threatened by globalization.