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by Charles Marohn | April 29, 2019
While new transportation funding is needed, more money without significant reform is worse than no funding at all. We need to continue to oppose all of these funding efforts until serious reform is on the table.
by Alex Zhang | April 30, 2019
Plano, Texas is the midst of a bubble. Everything seems fine! Taxes are low. The city provides great services. It has an AAA bond rating. The music is still playing, and therefore everyone must remain dancing. But we have a looming problem: staggering long-term infrastructure liabilities that we haven’t even fully accounted for.
by Daniel Herriges | April 30, 2019
A bill that has passed the Florida legislature proposes to build over 300 miles of new toll roads deep into rural areas of the state. Proponents claim it’s necessary to prepare for coming population growth. They couldn’t be more wrong.
Upzoned Podcast | Kea Wilson & John Reuter | April 26, 2019
A recent New York Times op ed despaired that economic trends have passed rural America by. So isn’t it time for some new economic trends?
Strong Towns Podcast | April 29, 2019
Equipped with “grit and grind”—but also with a whole lot of good data on the financial consequences of past development decisions—Memphis, Tennessee is taking smart steps toward a bottom-up renaissance. Just ask its Chief Operating Officer, Doug McGowen.
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