In one Texas case, homeowners are suing a new apartment building for nuisance. If such suits become common, infill development will become less common, causing higher rents and more citywide vehicle traffic. Blog Post
Nov 4, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
A recent Mercatus Institute paper addresses the frequency of minimum density regulations, maximum parking requirements, and similar regulations. Blog Post
Oct 21, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Kansas City is losing families to suburbia because of its allegedly subpar schools. How can families be lured back to city schools?. Blog Post
Sep 29, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Even if new housing is expensive, it can reduce overall housing prices by causing existing units to become more affordable. Blog Post
Sep 17, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Many Americans believe children should not be free to walk alone, because of crime and traffic. But children constantly driven around by their parents or locked away at home are also subject to significant risks. Blog Post
Sep 3, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Classical liberal commentator F.A. Hayek argued that monomaniacal government planning would eventually lead to limits on individual freedom—and government hostility to pedestrians may be an example of this. Blog Post
Aug 15, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Even if today's renters and homebuyers are more likely to want urban life and walkable neighborhoods than their parents, plenty of political obstacles stand in their way. Blog Post
Aug 5, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
In a recent blog post, Michael Brown of Metro Analytics sought to quantify the benefits of congestion pricing.
Jul 28, 2014   Smart Growth for Conservatives blog
Transit-oriented cities are safer than car-dependent cities of comparable size, especially if one considers traffic fatalities in car-dependent cities. Blog Post
Jul 16, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
The most transit-oriented metro areas often have lower levels of traffic congestion than one might expect based on their size. Blog Post
Jul 8, 2014   By Michael Lewyn