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I have mixed feelings about the $1T infrastructure bill - a lot of money will be going into transit — a black hole, especially Amtrak.
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by Tory Gattis — The lead item this week is a very cool video from Reason, "Density or Sprawl? How To Solve the Urban Housing Crisis" — that discusses how Houston's housing approach gets it right.
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by Tory Gattis — I will be one of the speakers at the "Land Use without Zoning: Putting Ideas into Practice" online event, hosted by the Mercatus Center. Understanding how to navigate and remove zoning and land-use regulation barriers allows for a dynamic housing market and paves the way for successful community development efforts.
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by Tory Gattis — How does the Houston housing market achieve elasticity? Less regulation. The city famously lacks a zoning code, and many of its suburbs are also very pro-growth.
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by Tory Gattis — The lead item this week is a really interesting piece my friend George sent me on the future of superstar cities by Matthew Yglesias. I think his observations are directionally correct, but he’s missing some pretty important nuances.
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