Advocates of removing urban growth boundaries have hailed a research paper on the effect of zoning on house prices, issued by the Reserve Bank of Australia last week.
Is it an urban boundary 30-40km away that has pushed the price of very average houses in the Auckland isthmus’s eastern suburbs and the western fringe of the cbd over $1 million, and rising?
What’s the best size for a city? – US home ownership sliding – Study says sprawl’s US dominance declining
The US-based Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will publish the second edition of its Atlas of Urban Expansion next year.
Published 23 September 2007Randal O’Toole, the chief anti-planning critic of Portland, Oregon, issued a new attack on the Cato Institute website in July, Debunking Portland: The city that doesn’t work. In response, on the Congress for New Urbanism website, Florida Coastal School of Law assistant professor Mike Lewyn ran a fact check on O’Toole points […]
Published 15 December 2006 One of the leading US advocates of suburbia over urban intensification, Joel Kotkin, claims in his latest piece, Presenting the new economic map of America, the hinterland is growing in population & high-end jobs at the expense of established coastal cities because people want to move to smaller places. Planetizen picked […]