New efforts by federal and state authorities to encourage the construction of housing in walkable and transit-rich communities suggests that many cities' best chance at progressive zoning reform will come from the top down, rather than the grass roots.
What if any American could tell at a glance how her unique local land use policies influence the way she and her neighbors get around, without having to dig through a mountain of arcane jargon to get there?
Jenny Schuetz, a senior fellow at Brookings Metro and author of the new book "Fixer Upper," talks about making housing decisions at the wrong scale, where housing reform would make the most sense, and how to better organize regional housing.
This week on the podcast, we’re back at last fall’s virtual Railvolution conference. Former BART GM Grace Crunican discusses the role of board members in transit agencies with former MBTA board member Monica Tibbits-Nutt and former Houston Metro board member Christof Spieler.