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Michael Lewyn is an assistant professor at Touro Law Center in Long Island.
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Michael Lewyn is an associate professor at Touro Law Center in Central Islip, NY. His scholarship can be found at http://works.bepress.com/lewyn

Recent Posts

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August 5, 2018, 1pm PDT
One common argument against building new housing in high cost cities is that people priced out of those cities can always move somewhere cheaper. This post responds to that claim.
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July 23, 2018, 2pm PDT
Most buses are not empty enough to justify substitution of smaller vehicles.
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July 3, 2018, 6am PDT
It is indeed possible to have a city full of low-rise buildings that is still compact enough for excellent transit service—but only if most side streets are used for mid-rise buildings instead of houses.
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June 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
European cities tend to be more walkable and transit-accessible—perhaps because they get the three Ds right (density, diversity, and design).
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May 14, 2018, 5am PDT
Why local governments can not always be trusted to run housing policy.
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April 30, 2018, 5am PDT
Despite the stress and pollution of urban life, even the most dense, traffic-clogged cities may be as healthy as streetcar suburbs.
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April 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Those of us who cherish cities have much to be grateful for (at least in some cities).
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March 19, 2018, 6am PDT
Why do green transportation policies attract less intense support than environmentalist policies related to waste and litter?
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March 11, 2018, 11am PDT
I don't bike, but I still feel safer on streets with bike lanes. This essay explains why.
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February 15, 2018, 5am PST
Many of the Best Picture nominees are set in cities, and none are focused on suburbia.
Michael Lewyn