URBANISM & DESIGNDemand Will Rise for Less Car Dependent Infill
Urban Land Institute
Demand will continue to rise for infill residential development that is less car-dependent, while consumers' desire could wane for isolated development in outlying suburbs, according to a new ULI report released at the ULI Spring Meeting in San Diego.
OTHER VIEWSRetro Urbanists Cling to Myth of Suburban Decline
New Geography, Wendell Cox and Joel Kotkin
In the wake of the post-2008 housing bust, suburbia has become associated with many of the same ills long associated with cities, as our urban-based press corps and cultural elite cheerfully sneer at each new sign of decline.
OTHER VIEWSTime For City Planners To Adapt A New Model
I recently had my students study and dissect the plans for five cities, including the historic plans for one. In all, ten plans. These are the documents that cities routinely hire consultants to write, often compelled to do so by state statute.
URBAN ISSUESPushing Back on Wendell Cox's Vancouver Claims
If (you've) heard once, (you've) heard a hundred times that it takes about 10 years of average household income to buy an average home, and that this renders us the second least affordable city in the entire world, or at least the English-speaking world.