Updated county population estimates were recently released by the US Census Bureau and the big news is that the 10-county metro region’s population is projected to have grown to 4.5 million while Fulton County passed […]
In Rejecting MARTA Expansion, North Fulton Hands Atlanta a Major Gift
Atlanta is set to take a major step forward in creating desirable development while North Fulton and the rest of the northern suburbs continue along the path of roads and traffic. After the […]
When Land Use Codes Attack: How a 1970's Ordinance is Challenging the Supreme Court to Define The Property A Government Can Take
The waters of the St. Croix River serve as the boundary between Minnesota and Wisconsin for 125 miles prior to emptying into the Mississippi River just south of Minneapolis and eventually the Gulf […]
Tax-On, Tax-Off; Could a Dynamic Transfer Tax Buffer the Spread of Gentrification?
Taxes have long been used by policymakers to promote and discourage particular behaviors in both individuals and societies. The use of such taxes touches all aspects of life and spans the political spectrum; from […]
Are Taller Buildings the Answer to Gentrification?
In an article in this month’s edition of Governing, Scott Beyer posits that Miami has been able to control gentrification by allowing taller buildings. The Brickell district is home to many of the city’s […]