Editorials: Wendell Cox

Measuring Current Metropolitan Area Growth From 1900

Growth in the current land areas of the 52 major metropolitan areas (over 1 million) provides an effective overview of changes in how the population has been redistributed United States since 1900.

Los Angeles: Rail For Others

A few years ago, the satirical publication, The Onion ran an article under the headline "

Housing Affordability in China

Finally, there is credible housing affordability data from China.

Aging Metropolitan Areas Ranked

America is getting older, as medical science prolongs life expectancy and the fertility rate hovers at or even below the replacement rate.

Taiwan High Speed Rail Near Bankruptcy

Efforts are underway by the Taiwan government for a government led restructuring to avoid bankruptcy (P

Metropolitan Housing: More Space, Large Lots

Americans continue to favor large houses on large lots.

Seniors Dispersing Away From Urban Cores

Senior citizens (age 65 and over) are dispersing throughout major metropolitan areas, and specifically away from the urban cores.

Traffic Congestion in the World: 10 Worst and Best Cities

The continuing improvement in international traffic congestion data makes comparisons between different cities globally far easier.

Beyond Polycentricity: 2000s Job Growth (Continues to) Follow Population

The United States lost jobs between 2000 and 2010, the first loss between census years that has been recorded in the nation's history.

New Commuting Data Shows Gain by Individual Modes

The newly released American Community Survey data for 2013 indicates little change in commuting patterns since 2010, a result that is to be expected in a period as short as three years.