Home to the Car suburbia

Home to the Car

Donald Shoup of UCLA has made planners everywhere aware of the hidden costs and consequences of  vehicle parking. The extensions to housing and real-e…
The Neighborhood Not suburbia

The Neighborhood Not

no entry-no exitDriving in America will be a problem as the population ages. "Houses of Boom" recognizes the problem. But, the issue is finding an alt…
What about the Kids? suburbia

What about the Kids?

  What about the kids?...and why a map of Long Island? Most urban planners and transportation analysts know  a lot about Levittown. One of  the r…
Re:Re:nt new trends

Re:Re:nt

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Supersized travel, cars

Supersized

The data in this chart is not a revelation. Demographers have been pointing to this issue since the 1990s, calling it a "spatial mismatch" between fam…
House of Paper travel, cars

House of Paper

The Baby Boomer Housing Bust. This is a basic article that lays open the seismic shift. In my book, "Houses of Boom" we go beyond the numbers and look…