Research Reports

February 2, 2017, 9am PST
Smart Growth America surveyed five examples of transit oriented developments from around the country and found a common characteristics: all of the projects have way too much parking.
The Washington Post
November 11, 2015, 12pm PST
Detroit's comeback has been well documented, as has its efforts to remove blight and demolish vacant properties. A new report sheds light on another of the city's deepest challenges: how to reform property taxes to achieve fiscal certainty.
At Lincoln House
November 10, 2015, 12pm PST
A new report argues for congestion pricing projects to be implemented in major Canadian cities.
Canada's Ecofiscal Commission
November 26, 2014, 10am PST
A report from the London School of Economics focuses on the growth of cities around the world between 2012 and 2030, proposing a "3C model" for growth to ensure economic prosperity and to limit emissions.
LSE Cities
October 25, 2012, 9am PDT
A vast expanse of prairies and grasslands, the Great Plains have long been considered a barren wasteland with little potential for growth. A new report by Joel Kotkin, Praxis Strategy Group, and Kevin Mulligan of Texas Tech claims otherwise.
New Geography