October 20, 2005, 11am PDT
Most Americans drive to work out of necessity. If the government wants to provide better transportation and economic opportunity, the government should offer tax credits to help reduce the cost of driving, and enable low-income to afford a reliable car, suggests writer Margy Waller.
October 12, 2005, 6am PDT
The U.S. settlement system has created a powerful link between access and opportunity: research demonstrates that commuting by car significantly increases the employment and earnings of working families. The suburbanization of employment, the presence of
August 26, 2005, 11am PDT
A new college ranking report attempts to answer this question based onguidelines of social mobility, ethics and service.
May 19, 2004, 7am PDT
The editor of the Washington Monthly points out compelling signs that the housing bubble is about to burst.
February 2, 2004, 11am PST
The United States is becoming less attractive to the creative class, writes Richard Florida, while cities in other countries are becoming new magnets.
April 9, 2003, 8am PDT
Phillip Longman argues that we need radical measures to improve public health -- foremost among these is reducing sprawl.
February 8, 2002, 9am PST
National Association of Home Builders organizes a competition for designing senior-friendly housing.
October 5, 2001, 10am PDT
Writer David Carr is relentlessly critical of the Amtrak's new Acela train, theoretically capable of 150 mph.