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In Mexico we occupy streets in a very particular manner—it may seem chaotic, but it is actually very complex and organized.

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Category Archives: Research

March 20, 2013
March 19, 2013
Opposition to Transit Bubbles Up in Indianapolis
Indianapolis Star

Tea Party activists are organizing the first formal opposition to expanded mass transit in Central Indiana, and they’re willing to spend cash to defeat a proposed referendum on the issue.

March 18, 2013
House Budget Would Axe Funding for HSR
Heritage Foundation Foundry

Federal funding for high-speed rail would end under the House fiscal year 2014 budget introduced by Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R–WI).

California Needs More Immigrants
New Geography, Joel Kotkin

Southern California, just a few decades ago the fastest-growing region in the high-income world, is hitting a demographic tipping point.

Californians Will Remain Dependent on Their Cars
Sacramento Bee, Dan Walters

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments is so politically correct it squeaks – fully embracing the anti-greenhouse gas, pro-transit, “sustainable” development policies adopted by the state in recent years with a “blueprint” said to be a model for other California regions.

March 5, 2013
Local Control is Under Attack
Marin Independent Journal

THE REGIONAL WAR on suburbia has been simmering for quite some time but the heat is being turned up and the pot is about to boil over.

March 4, 2013
Beauty of Urban Planning from the Ground
New Geography, Wendell Cox

In a piece called The Beauty of Urban Planning from Space, the Sustainable Cities Collective highlights views from space of uniquely designed street pattern designs in various cities around the world.

March 1, 2013
January 17, 2013
San Antonio Streetcar is a Losing Proposition
San Antonio Express News

Our elected officials have been mesmerized by feel-good stories about a streetcar that voters do not want. Officials are so focused on providing funds for construction that voters cannot stop, they have not bothered to look at the future costs of operation.

December 31, 2012
December 14, 2012


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