By Joel Kotkin… Amid all the happy talk about the revival of U.S. urban areas, we have ignored the intractable problems of the nation’s inner cities, many of which date back to the ’60s. The rioting that swept Baltimore the past few days, sadly, was no exception, but part of a bigger trend in some […]
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By Tory Gattis New rail lines show value but also gaps in transit vision. In 2003, Houston voters approved a master plan for a light rail network in Houston’s core. Unlike Dallas, this system was not designed as a long-distance suburban commuter system (our Park-and-Ride, high-occupancy-vehicle, or HOV, system already serves that purpose), but as […]
By Joel Kotkin: California has met the future, and it really doesn’t work. As the mounting panic surrounding the drought suggests, the Golden State, once renowned for meeting human and geographic challenges, is losing its ability to cope with crises. As a result, the great American land of opportunity is devolving into something that resembles […]
By Wendall Cox For any who had been following demographic trends closely in Western Europe, it is long been obvious that suburbanization was following generally the same track as in Canada (more than 75 percent suburban), Australia and the United States (85 percent suburban). Nearly all growth in the major cities has been in the […]
By Fanis Grammenos and Tom Kerwin Traffic crashes are a cause of ill health, impaired living or curtailed lifespan. This is why the services offered by The Sacramento Car Accident Lawyers at GJEL can be so crucial to helping victims move on with their lives feeling satisfied justice has been served in the courtroom. Does […]
By Richard Morrill 02/19/2015 Although inequality is the current focus of concern with income, it is in the end a story of the rich,the middle and the poor, who of course have not gone away. It is valuable to remind ourselves, particularly the young, about how pervasive poverty was 50 years ago, how poverty declined […]
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