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.
Outdoor Dining Should Stay
And why free parking should go
Scott Beyer | June 14, 2022
In Defense of Housing Investors
When Invitation Homes, BlackRock, and other corporations buy homes ownership is technically distributed across millions of people
Scott Beyer | June 6, 2022
Privatize the New York City Ferry
How New York proves the merit of private transportation
Scott Beyer | May 28, 2022
The Rise of the ‘Small Lifestyle City’
Young people are moving where walkable downtowns, historic buildings, with nice restaurants and bars are the norm
Scott Beyer | May 19, 2022
DeSantis’ Illiberal Crackdown on Disney
Florida may put an end to Disney World's self-governance
Scott Beyer | May 12, 2022
What are DAOs and Can They Run Cities?
How decentralized autonomous organizations can improve or replace local governance
Scott Beyer | May 6, 2022
Do Upzonings Increase Home Prices?
What really keeps getting in the way of building more housing?
Scott Beyer | May 2, 2022
Should Public Transit Be Free?
The "dos and don'ts" of economically viable free public transportation
Scott Beyer | April 21, 2022
How To Stop Subsidizing Stadiums: Follow the College Model
The “fundraiser” model for stadium expansion is becoming common among colleges seeking new accommodations for sporting events
Scott Beyer | April 14, 2022
Tear Down Urban Highways and Bid the Land Out
Urban highways are a legacy of post-war government engineering. If they’re to be razed and reimagined, let’s bring market thinking to the process
Scott Beyer | April 7, 2022