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.
Does Big Finance Need to Be on Wall Street?
New York City needs to fix its regulatory and quality-of-life problems to retain a key industry that is being disrupted
Kansas City Southern and Future Freight Rail Regulations
A potential "NAFTA super-railway" faces scrutiny from the U.S. government
How Tesla Could Disrupt Ridesharing
With or without AVs, tech investors believe the premier EV manufacturer could topple Uber and Lyft
Could Skyscrapers Made of Wood Rise in U.S. Cities?
Innovations in timber-frame construction could make high rises more environmentally-friendly and faster to build
Flying Taxis May Soon Come to America
The private market is already itching to test this technology in cities
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.
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.?
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.
‘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