The one-size-fits-all, car-centric city is becoming a thing of the past, as evidenced by changes in Houston, Charlotte, and Oklahoma City, said panelists at the ULI Spring Meeting in Houston. More and more, transportation leaders treat transportation infrastructure as a real estate asset.Read More
Increasingly, it is the ability—and willingness—of state and local governments to pay the ongoing cost of operation and maintaining new transportation projects that dictates whether capital will be invested in the infrastructure itself, according to a panel of experts at the ULI Spring Meeting in Houston.
Federal changes could promote TOD that functions better—and is easier to build.
As the only major U.S. city without formal zoning, Houston has a reputation as a freewheeling place where anything goes. But in truth, a complex patchwork of public and private regulation has evolved to impose order.
A transformative residential development capitalized on old rail-yard land in the heart of the city.
Experts on affordable housing and members of ULI’s Affordable/Workforce Housing Council discuss how to make affordable housing less costly to build and more supportive for residents.
Banking and finance regulations—and government gridlock—are other top concerns voiced by survey respondents.
As he completes his tenth term as Charleston, South Carolina’s mayor—and his 40th year in office—Joseph P. Riley Jr. could speak only of all that he has left to do and how little time he has to do it.
As U.S. home prices have bounced back, activists, advocates, and community developers have struggled to make housing more affordable.
Six years after a deadly heat wave, Melbourne has adopted climate-change policies which include an initiative to do what might seem impossible: to reduce the central city’s average temperature by 7 degrees Fahrenheit (4 degrees Celsius) by 2030.