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  • White Paper posted May 22, 2009 by Alan Pisarski The Tipping Point: The Transportation-Housing Trade-Offs of Suburban, Urban and Rural Living

    In March 2009, the Secretaries of the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development issued a joint press release announcing a new interagency partnership and task force to create "affordable, sustainable communities." Among the several projects this partnership and its task forces will take on is the development of a new cost index that combines…

  • Commentary posted May 1, 2008 by Alan Pisarski, Ronald D. Utt, Ph.D. Enterprise, not laws, will solve foreclosure mess

    The collapse of the subprime mortgage market in late 2006 set in motion a chain reaction of economic and financial adversity that has spread to global financial markets, created depressionlike conditions in the housing market and pushed the U.S. economy to the brink of recession. In response, many in Congress and the executive branch have proposed new federal…

  • Commentary posted August 29, 2007 by Alan Pisarski, Ronald D. Utt, Ph.D. What we don't yet know about the Minnesota bridge collapse

    Washington lawmakers wasted no time turning the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minnesota into an opportunity to flog pet policy prescriptions. Former House Transportation Committee Chairman Don Young, R-Alaska, wants to raise the gas tax. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., wants money for Amtrak. Sens. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., and Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., want an…

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