Is Texas the U.S. Capital of Logistics?
Free trade, a business-friendly climate, and urban agglomeration allows freight to thrive in Texas
Will Texas Get a Fifth Large Metro?
Texas’ “Big 4” metro areas—Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio—have all exploded with growth. Will a 5th sleeper one emerge?
How 3D Laser Scanning Cuts Construction Costs
The San Antonio company Reckon Point uses robots to scan building interiors. It joins a crowded field of competitors making inroads with laser technology
Massachusetts’ “Housing Choice” Could Deregulate Zoning
A heavily-regulated state has made it easier to approve construction. Is it enough to add more housing?
Co-Working is Poised for a Post-COVID Resurgence
Shared offices could become ubiquitous as employers navigate flexible work schedules
Does Big Finance Need to Be on Wall Street?
New York City needs to fix its regulatory and quality-of-life problems to retain a key industry that is being disrupted
Kansas City Southern and Future Freight Rail Regulations
A potential "NAFTA super-railway" faces scrutiny from the U.S. government
How Tesla Could Disrupt Ridesharing
With or without AVs, tech investors believe the premier EV manufacturer could topple Uber and Lyft
Could Skyscrapers Made of Wood Rise in U.S. Cities?
Innovations in timber-frame construction could make high rises more environmentally-friendly and faster to build
Flying Taxis May Soon Come to America
The private market is already itching to test this technology in cities
Introducing the Market Urbanism Model Zoning Code
A market-based approach to land law would be more permissive, context-sensitive, and able to pass the cost-benefit smell test.