Houston Strategies

An open dialogue on serious strategies for making Houston a better city, as well as a coalition-builder to make them happen. All comments, email, and support welcome.

Nov 19
How Opportunity Urbanism can save the global economy (Part 1 of 2) : For many years now, economists have lamented the global "new normal" of sluggish growth in the developed economies of the world, including here in America....
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Nov 11
Forget the Ike Dike - love will save us from a hurricane : Over the years, I've noticed a phenomena that maybe you've noticed too: some issue becomes the "hot" issue of the moment (terrorism, Ebola, etc.) and then people jump on the bandwagon for that issue b...
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Nov 2
Bad transit investments, Econ 101 for planners, expensive liberal cities worsen income inequality and reduce standards of living, and more : TXDoT has changed the 290 plan from 3 reversible HOT lanes to one....
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Oct 27
#1 in college grads and real estate, the new class conflict, in praise of boring suburban cities, and more : A week for clearing out the rapidly growing backlog of smaller items: Houston is #1 in growth of college grads with a 50% increase since 2000, at least according to the graph in the NYT story here, a...
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