How Commuters Get Railroaded by Cities

By Joel Kotkin — With more than $10 billion already invested, and much more on the way, some now believe that Los Angeles and Southern California are on the way to becoming...

China’s Planned City Bubble Is About to Pop—and Even You’ll Feel It

By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — U.S. housing planners have long ignored the public’s desire for...

How California Could Have Avoided Its Epic Water Crisis

By Alex Manning — California's water crisis is the disaster everybody saw coming but nobody had the political will to stop: Joel Kotkin discusses the Golden State disaster...

Opportunity Urbanism: A Novel Idea For U.S. Cities

By Scott Beyer... As the U.S. grows more urban and diverse,…

How to Develop Detroit

By Rick Harrison — Detroit's downtown is gentrifying— or, to be more accurate, a very small portion...

Maximizing Opportunity Urbanism with Robin Hood Planning

By Tory Gattis — How enlightened planners can be champions...

Gattis: MetroRail - the good, the bad and the ugly

By Tory Gattis New rail lines show value but also gaps in…

California is so Over

By Joel Kotkin: California has met the future, and it really…

Is Suburbia Crashing? Suburban Traffic Myths Refuted

By Fanis Grammenos and Tom Kerwin Traffic crashes are a cause…

Does Fast-Growing Houston Need A Master Plan?

By Scott Beyer Contributor It was only a matter of time.…