Data show the importance of large buildings for meeting urban housing needs. But first that concept has to gain support.
What a Chicago boulevard can teach us about improving our land use in St. Paul.
St. Paul planning staff have been doing great work to reform the planning process. The latest change proposes to fix a broken petition requirement for certain developments.
A recent editorial argued that bike advocates left out the marginalized in their advocacy for new bike infrastructure on Summit Avenue. What if we applied that analysis to cars?
St. Paul staff ran a first round of public engagement about ending single-family zoning. The results are promising.
Here’s one reason we have a housing shortage: New development creates diffuse benefits, but has concentrated costs. Local control over land use ensures we’ll undercount the benefits.
Market-rate housing has benefits, but they aren’t distributed evenly. That creates both an economic and political problems for new development.