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Michael Lewyn is an associate professor at Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, in Long Island.
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Michael Lewyn is an associate professor at Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, in Long Island. His scholarship can be found at http://works.bepress.com/lewyn.

Recent Posts

Blog post
June 2, 2021, 10am PDT
When you are trying to get people's attention, a city feels very different.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
April 25, 2021, 11am PDT
Discussing the trade-offs between making government leaner and making traffic safer.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
April 13, 2021, 5am PDT
Rents have been declining more slowly in the outer boroughs than in Manhattan. Does this mean that what happens in Manhattan has no effect on the rest of the city?
Michael Lewyn
April 8, 2021, 11am PDT
Rebutting the argument that roads and bridges are "crumbling" and should be our first infrastructure priority.
Slowboring.com
Blog post
April 4, 2021, 7am PDT
Ideally, planners could balance homeowners' interests in zoning against the public good, liberalizing zoning when prices got too high. But this may be politically impossible.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
March 9, 2021, 7am PST
One common scapegoat for rising pedestrian death rates is "distracted walking." But there is little reason to believe that smartphone-wielding pedestrians are a major cause of roadway carnage.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
March 1, 2021, 5am PST
Have all cities lost people due to COVID-19, or just a few high-cost ones?
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
February 21, 2021, 9am PST
A little pre-Purim humor (well, attempted humor anyway).
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
February 8, 2021, 5am PST
The events of the past year shows that the law of supply and demand applies to urban housing, and that gentrification can, in fact, be subdued.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
January 26, 2021, 8am PST
Contrary to popular myth, the disabled drive less than other Americans.
Michael Lewyn