Many Cubans encounter difficulties in traveling throughout Havana as well as the entire country.
From buses to taxis, the transport system in Cuba has reached its breaking point. The frustration for some seems never-ending; people who cannot catch the heavily subsidized buses in disrepair must relent to the overly-expensive taxis.
Yoani Sanchez states, "The paralysis of movement has a strongly negative effect on the nation, the losses to the productive and economic life of the country are incalculable. The fact that people cannot move freely throughout the island affects professional development, family relationships, and even relationships between couples."
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Houston Lot Size Reforms Yield Positive Results
New research shows that reducing lot size requirements helped create thousands of new homes.
Omaha Streetcar Breaks Ground
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‘Affordability Unlocked’ Boosts Austin’s Affordable Housing Production
A 2019 program has created new housing at a faster rate than other city programs.
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