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.
If Transport Is Privatized Who Will Build the Roads?
This is part 5 in a 7-part series on the privatization of transpor
Can Rail Transit Become Privatized?
This is part 4 in a 7-part series on the privatization of transport
Private Bus Transit Is a Global Phenomenon
This is part 3 in a 7-part series on the privatization of transport
In Defense of Uber, Lyft, and Ridesharing
This is part 2 in a seven-part series on the privatization of transport
The Vast Growth Potential of Micro-Transport
This is part one in a seven-part series on the privatization of transport
The Many Benefits of Road Pricing
A market-oriented approach to road management would ease congestion, generate revenue, and encourage ridepooling
Should Government Build and Finance Affordable Housing?
“Supply-side” solutions like public housing and LIHTC may seem good on paper, but are flawed in practice
Is Sprawl a Consumer Choice or a Government Mandate?
A market-based look at one of the side effects of urbanization and its tangled roots
The High Cost of Housing Approval Processes
How circuitous approval processes make growth and modernization less likely in highly regulated cities
How To Reduce Urban Overcrowding
How sprawling cities manage to be more overcrowded than the densest urban jungles