https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/building-the-new-america.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin Wendell Cox Marshall Toplansky Tory Gattis Mark Schill /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Joel Kotkin Wendell Cox Marshall Toplansky Tory Gattis Mark Schill2023-09-28 08:55:572023-09-28 17:16:41Report: Building the New America
How do we build a new urban model for America — one that is better aligned with the aspirations of most Americans? This newly released report examines the housing trends that are driving today's migration of people and jobs.
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Inflation is causing huge cost increases for all types of infrastructure projects; this week we compare Houston highway vs. transit cost inflation.
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The death of Texas high-speed rail looks imminent based on the recent news of the CEO's departure, but the economics never made sense unless Japan was willing to heavily subsidize the program in order to show off their trains in America (hoping for future sales).
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On Thursday, April 28th, join the webinar as RCLCO and Urban Reform Institute discuss the Next American Cities, emerging cities that reflect a new kind of suburbanization.
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by Tory Gattis — Millennials may not fully grasp the consequences of the government owning the means of production, but they certainly don’t like how American capitalism is working for them. They have a point.
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by Tory Gattis — Houston #3 for wage growth in the last year, maybe around the goldilocks zone of not too low or too high (which drives inflation).
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by Tory Gattis — This week we have a post from Oscar Slotboom on on the effectiveness of managed lanes and why they're so critical to the 45N expansion plan in Houston, TX.
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Urban Reform Institute releases new report on Issues Relating to the Potential Municipal Incorporation of The Woodlands Township.
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by Jennifer Hernandez — The daughter and granddaughter of steelworkers, I grew up in Pittsburg, California, a gritty industrial town on the outskirts of the San Francisco Bay Area, with a significant Latino and Black workforce. That California no longer exists.
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by Tory Gattis — Houston's MaX Lanes Network is moving forward, the I45N rebuild project is in need of support. Meanwhile, Houston continues to be an immgration magnet, with one of the best job to housing ratios in the country.
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by Tory Gattis — Writer Scott Beyer considers whether Texas is poised to add a 5th large metro, and thinks it will be along the corridor between Austin and San Antonio.