Archive: 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: @marketurbanist.
3d Printed Homes: A Fix for Global Housing Problems?
With faster construction times, cheaper costs, and sturdier material, 3D printing can boost living standards in the developing world
Singapore’s Housing Model—the Positives and Negatives
Singapore blends market and centrally-planned elements in a way that’s far different from the U.S.—yet mirrors some of our problems
The Future of the Warehouse is Automated
E-commerce and logistics firms turn to robots to speed up turnaround and cut costs
How “National Landing” Will Affect Urban Development
The fast-growing NoVa neighborhood, bolstered by Amazon HQ2, mixes the ingenuities and moral hazards of America’s biggest institutions.
Modular 2.0: How Prefab Housing Is Making a Comeback
Offsite construction may be the fastest way to build housing cheaply
Should the Federal Government Launch “Rural 5G?”
Rural broadband programs are viewed as an essential investment. But they subsidize an unsustainable lifestyle
Can Tolls Really Fund Road and Infrastructure Expansion?
Tolls can be a better solution for financing roads and taking liabilities off taxpayers.
The Problem with a Federal Infrastructure Bill
Bipartisan enthusiasm in Congress for more infrastructure spending ignores the economic and political fundamentals.
Freight Modernization Trends Accommodate Rail’s Growth
Innovations in train safety, power, and scheduling keep freight rail relevant—and face labor and political opposition