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urbanist, writer, real estate advisor
Member for
 3 years
 50 posts
Sam is a Minneapolis-based urbanist and founder of Joe Urban, Inc., where he combines writing, real estate consulting, development, and lecturing around the United States and the world. His clients include development and planning organizations, affordable housing developers, cities, and non-profits, and his work has appeared in several real estate development and planning publications.

Recent Posts

February 8, 2018, 2pm PST
Light rail ridership increased in 2017 in Minneapolis and St. Paul, despite a decline in bus ridership.
Star Tribune
February 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Contrary to the opinion of many, cyclists do a better job versus drivers of obeying traffic laws
February 1, 2018, 5am PST
Despite being well-known and maligned for delays and overall service, Chicago is ranked the best city for air service.
January 30, 2018, 7am PST
Despite saving tools like the low-income housing tax credit, affordable housing will still take a hit.
The New York Times
January 28, 2018, 7am PST
The North Sounder commuter rail service from Seattle to Everett could increase ridership by adding four stations in the city of Seattle.
The Urbanist
January 26, 2018, 7am PST
Moving the Red Hook Container Terminal is now a possibility, meaning the 100-acre site could be redeveloped.
Crain's New York Business
January 24, 2018, 2pm PST
The sprawling locations where new hospitals are built in Minnesota provides insight for nationwide trends, and share traits with the siting of new schools
January 23, 2018, 2pm PST
New York demonstrates how pension funds can be a major source of financing for affordable housing.
Next City
January 22, 2018, 2pm PST
A study of a poorer neighborhood in Buenos Aires reveals that a delicate balance of design, public space, planning, and access are keys to success.
Next City
December 26, 2017, 7am PST
Despite significant and expected cross-county commuting within the Washington D.C. metro, relatively few people commute from Baltimore, despite good transportation connections and relatively less expensive housing.
Greater Greater Washington