Tag Archives: Federal Policy

The Impact on Society as Gas Prices Rise

Read the article for the full impact, but a synopsis: $6/gallon – demise of the SUV and rise of living closer to where you work $8/gallon – airlines die, high speed rail? $10/gallon – electric cars $12/gallon – cities rebound, … Continue reading

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Could Eliminating Roads Eliminate Traffic?

4 Case Studies show that it can — and make the city more liveable as a by-product.

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As our Cities Grow, So Must Our Transit System

Given the growth in major American cities over the last 5 years, we must focus on creating a truly diverse transportation infrastructure with options for all modes of travel, from automobiles to trains to bicycles. As we trade parking lots … Continue reading

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TOD & Affordable Housing

My article in TX RE Business on need for affordable housing at transit oriented development http://bit.ly/9EJcju

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Weekly Threads in New Urbanism News

The Cost of Renting or Buying  a Home-– includes consideration of not just monthly costs and deductibility of interest, but also long-term appreciation or depreciation (housing busts) and that owning a house tethers the owner to that location when downturns … Continue reading

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Threads from NewUrbanism News

For the background on the articles, click the links in the text!!! New Urbanism is the “most important architectural movement in the United States in the last 50 years.”  — New York Times Video on New Urbanism – Great project … Continue reading

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