Durable Growth

As a nation, are we wired for suburbia?

I recently came across a question and answer on the website Quora that set me thinking. In response, I constructed a working hypothesis, but was unsure of its validity. Nor did I know how to test the hypothesis. So, I’ll offer it for your consideration.

(For those unfamiliar with Quora, it follows a simple but […]

Durable Growth, Environment

How much parkland is enough?

When the subject turns to public parks, there is a truism in land-use entitlement. If a proposed development site has been used by the public for casual recreation, someone will argue that the property should instead become a park.

It doesn’t matter if the property has been owned by a family for years and they […]