https://secureservercdn.net/22.214.171.124/be6.064.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/The-Woodlands-Township_URI-Report.jpg?time=1638394886 675 1200 COU /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png COU2021-08-30 10:45:372021-08-30 10:47:07URI Report: Issues Relating to the Potential Municipal Incorporation of The Woodlands Township
Urban Reform Institute releases new report on Issues Relating to the Potential Municipal Incorporation of The Woodlands Township. The Woodlands Township is considering setting an election that would allow residents to vote in favor of or in opposition to incorporating The Woodlands Township into a city.
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Ownership and Opportunity, a new report from Urban Reform Institute, explores the connection between homeownership and opportunity for upward mobility.
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Charles Blain and Joel Kotkin — If rhetoric were magic, metro areas like New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago would be ideal for aspirational minority residents.
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by Joel Kotkin — American politics is increasingly about dueling geographies. Today's Democrats base is mostly urban, while the Republican base is rural and exurban—but suburbia will decide the 2020 election.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, urban policy expert and noted demographer Wendell Cox joins hosts Joel and Marshall for a conversation on the COVID-19 pandemic, death rates, and public policy.
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by Wendell Cox — The years to come seem likely to see America’s historic population dispersion continue or accelerate, as pandemic and lockdown worries have severely reduced the attractiveness of dense urban cores.
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Urban Reform Institute has developed the Standard of Living Index to facilitate comparisons between metropolitan areas. The Index combines a cost of living index with median household incomes in the 107 metropolitan areas with more than 500,000 residents.
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by Wendell Cox — In what could turn out to be a “dry run” for the post-COVID19 era, net domestic migration has strongly shifted away from the larger metropolitan areas, to smaller areas.
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by Aaron M. Renn — Shutdowns mandated by the coronavirus are a pending apocalypse for small businesses, which employ 48 percent of American workers. Businesses that either can’t reopen or are suffering a big drop in revenue will soon be insolvent. Some have already announced that they will be shutting down.
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The COVID-19 pandemic will be shaping how we live, work and learn about the world long after the last lockdown ends and toilet paper hoarding is done, accelerating shifts that were already underway including the dispersion of population out of the nation’s densest urban areas and the long-standing trend away from mass transit and office concentration towards flatter and often home-based employment.
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