Chuck and Rachel begin with some exciting news, then discuss upcoming East Coast events and debt in Puerto Rico (and what it means for all of us). Apologies; we had some issues with Chuck's audio on this one.
Mentioned in this podcast:
- Planetizen's List of Top 100 Most Influential Urbanists
- New Haven, CT presentation and meet-up
- New York City presentation and meet-up
- "The Spooky Nature of Debt" by Chuck Marohn
- Debt: The First 5,000 Years by David Graebe
- Cognitive Architecture: Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment by Ann Sussman
- Send Rachel your ideas and comments: firstname.lastname@example.org
Listen to the podcast:
(Top photo source: Eric Pancer)
It should be hard for insolvent governments to take on more debt.
Despite growing repair needs and the ever-more-apparent futility of addressing congestion through road expansion, the U.S. still spends vast sums of money to build new highways and widen existing ones.
America has an infrastructure crisis, but it's not the one you think it is.