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.
America’s Upzoning Bills Are Already Creating More Housing
While the bills getting passed in cities and states nationwide seem minor, market forces have acted on them
The rise of a Libertarianism 2.0
The movement has long been about promoting freedom and decentralization. But increasingly, it is about realizing these ideals through technology.
Zoning Is in the Way of Tiny Homes Driving Down Prices
A libertarian law firm tries to reverse the egregious ban on small construction in one Georgia city
Nimbyism: The Consequence of Environmental Regulations
Stringent, outdated conservation laws are being used to stop dense, environmentally-friendly housing projects
Dorm-style Housing — Coming to a City Near You
A growing number of entrepreneurial developers are building units that feature shared spaces and cheaper rents
“Airbnb Hotels”—a Look Into the Future of Lodging
The line between Airbnb, hotels, and short- and long-term rentals is blurring, and so-called “Airbnb hotel” companies want to make the most of it
Can Underground Power Boost Urban Resilience?
Moving power lines underground would reduce outages, but is a complicated and expensive prospect
How to Make Carshare More Accessible
A useful, growing industry is struggling to find room in the urban right-of-way
Will America Get Private Subways (Again)?
The question isn't academic, the U.S. once had intra-city heavy rail, and its return seems increasingly possible