Many things are wrong with our cities and government action is more the problem than the solution. Cities are thinning, car-ridden, crime-threatened and ugly. One may berate the government, or the planners, or the transport lobby, but are there any solutions? In this issue of Economic Affairs, we offer some suggestions.
The state of our cities by W Stanley Siebert
Voluntary roads and streets by Peter A Watt
Land use planning: public or private choice? by Mark Pennington
Regulating care and buses in cities: the case of pedestrianisation in Oxford by Graham Pa