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Last month, INRIX issued a new report on urban traffic congestion worldwide, with new rankings for U.S. metro areas. Has expanding freeway capacity failed or were comparison metrics poorly chosen?
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by Tory Gattis — Houston is the most affordable high-growth metro, with rents more affordable than Dallas, Austin or even San Antonio. Other affordable metros are slow-growth to stagnant or declining.
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by Tory Gattis — if you're looking for something new to read during this lockdown, I wanted to suggest a new book from Rice's Stephen Klineberg: The Prophetic City - Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America, all about how we've evolved over recent decades through the lens of his annual Houston Area Survey. Houston Strategies and Houspitality get a mention!
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by Tory Gattis — This week's key topics consider how we've faced the challenges of the pandemic and what transit and work might look like post-pandemic.
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by Tory Gattis — Will remote work become the norm? Even after the crisis eases, companies may let workers stay home. That would affect an entire ecosystem, from transit to restaurants to shops.
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by Erik Slotboom — Within weeks or months of a record of decision on this 10 year plan — the I-45N project, CoH is abruptly changing its position and is requesting drastic changes that are harmful to mobility, safety, and aesthetics.
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by Tory Gattis — The last week has been crazy, with many new items coming over the wire, related to last week's post on how density and transit relate to the pandemic.
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by Tory Gattis — Our main theme this week is the relationship between density, transit, and the pandemic: it's now clear that the exposure density from how we live, work and get around fueled the pandemic.
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Houston has been reeling from oil-market chaos and a coronavirus shutdown. Houston CFO Chris Brown has taken to calling the city's situation a “double black swan.”
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by Tory Gattis — Hope everyone is staying safe - things are starting to look pretty good here in Houston, let's hope the trend of virus cases declining holds
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