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What are DAOs and Can They Run Cities?
How decentralized autonomous organizations can improve or replace local governance
Scott Beyer | May 6, 2022
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Do Upzonings Increase Home Prices?
What really keeps getting in the way of building more housing?
Scott Beyer | May 2, 2022
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Should Public Transit Be Free?
The "dos and don'ts" of economically viable free public transportation
Scott Beyer | April 21, 2022
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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
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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
Scott Beyer | February 28, 2022
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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
Scott Beyer | February 10, 2022
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Nimbyism: The Consequence of Environmental Regulations
Stringent, outdated conservation laws are being used to stop dense, environmentally-friendly housing projects
Scott Beyer | February 3, 2022
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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
Scott Beyer | January 27, 2022
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“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
Scott Beyer | January 23, 2022