As planners seek to leverage public transit investments with enhanced first mile-last mile connections, it is critical that market analysis guide those initiatives and that impacts and cost effectiveness are part of the performance assessment.
The path to business success occasionally passes through the garage—famously demonstrated by industry titans like Amazon or Hewlett Packard. Zoning codes should encourage, not obstruct, these kinds of American success stories.
Compact development and reinvestment in urban centers can save taxpayers money and improve regional economies. In this paper, Mark Muro and Robert Puentes review the best academic evidence on the fiscal and competitive advantages.
This article describes the woes caused the increasing number of empty retail big boxes in our communities and presents some strategies for rehabilitation and re-use, including conversion into more profitable retail activities.