Archive: Scott Beyer

Scott Beyer Scott Beyer is the owner of the Market Urbanism Report, a media company that advances free-market city policy. He is also an urban affairs journalist who writes regular columns for Forbes, Governing Magazine, HousingOnline.com, and Catalyst. Follow him on Twitter: @sbcrosscountry.
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. 
Scott Beyer | April 7, 2021
What Is the Future of High-Speed Freight Rail?
Chinese and Italian companies are experimenting with high-speed freight rail. How likely is this technology to arrive in the U.S.?
Scott Beyer | March 26, 2021
Monterrey: De Facto NAFTA Capital
I recently visited Mexico’s leading industrial city to see the benefits brought by nearly 2 decades of free trade with the U.S.  
Scott Beyer | March 19, 2021
‘Elasticity’ Key to Solving U.S. Urban Housing Crisis
Some U.S. metros have stayed affordable by building lots of housing. They provide a lesson for California—and for states receiving its expats
Scott Beyer | March 2, 2021
How Would a Free-Market Transportation System Work?
This is the final article in a 7-part series on the privatization of transport
Scott Beyer | January 13, 2021
So, Should Public Transit Still Exist?
This is part 6 in a 7-part series on the privatization of transport
Scott Beyer | January 12, 2021
If Transport Is Privatized Who Will Build the Roads?
This is part 5 in a 7-part series on the privatization of transpor
Scott Beyer | January 12, 2021
Can Rail Transit Become Privatized?
This is part 4 in a 7-part series on the privatization of transport
Scott Beyer | December 15, 2020
Private Bus Transit Is a Global Phenomenon
This is part 3 in a 7-part series on the privatization of transport
Scott Beyer | December 14, 2020
In Defense of Uber, Lyft, and Ridesharing
This is part 2 in a seven-part series on the privatization of transport
Scott Beyer | December 7, 2020