Tag Archives: Urban Sprawl

Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 3

We look at  the climate science that warns that Austin faces serious water supply problems, and at the roles played by transportation planning and suburban sprawl in that crisis. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 … finish reading Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 3

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Marilyn Katz : Detroit and the Myth of Black Misleadership

Pedestrian walks past graffiti in downtown Detroit. Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images. Image from Minnesota Public Radio. Detroit’s downfall:Beyond the myth of black misleadership How federal policy and Big Auto drove black blight and white flight. By Marilyn … finish reading Marilyn Katz : Detroit and the Myth of Black Misleadership

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Roger Baker :
Austin : Where real estate drives the
political machine

The most profitable short term growth for land speculators is the opposite of a wise policy when you are moving into a period of scarce resources. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | November 17, 2008 What I have … finish reading Roger Baker :
Austin : Where real estate drives the
political machine

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment