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In this report on the nation's infrastructure, Wendell Cox explores the best ways to address broad public concern about our flagging transportation infrastructure without increasing both the national debt and federal deficit.
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Co-authors Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox investigate the evolution of transit, identifying where and how various types of public transit work well, and how we can maximize the benefits of transit funding.
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The core urban challenge of our time is ‘affordable proximity’: how can ever larger numbers of people live and interact economically with each other while keeping the cost of living - especially housing - affordable?
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by Michael Lind and Joel Kotkin The greatest test America faces is whether it can foster the kind of growth that benefits and expands the middle class. To do so, the United States will need to meet three challenges...
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by Wendell Cox The proposed privately financed high-speed rail line from Houston to Dallas is projected to have a revenue shortfall of $21.5 billion in its first 40 years...
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by Wendell Cox The 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey measures middle-income housing affordability in 92 major housing markets...Read more
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By Klaus Desmet and Cullum Clark... Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) has started the 21st century with a bang. Like the other major metro areas in Texas, the DFW area has grown far faster than most large U.S. cities...
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In The Texas Way of Urbanism, COU investigates the economic and demographic growth of the 'Texas Triangle', formed by Dallas-Fort Worth at its northern point; Houston at its southeastern edge on the Gulf Coast; and Austin-San Antonio at its western tip in Central Texas.
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In this report, The COU Standard of Living Index, Wendell Cox provides cost of living estimates for new entrants to metropolitan markets, including prospective home buyers as well as renters.
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In this report, COU addresses the question of how to meet society’s primary challenges. Is it most effective to try and solve our myriad problems from a central federal, state or regional authority, or from a more local one?
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