Monthly Archives: June 2013

The role of mindset in transportation

People make transportation decisions based on a whole host of factors—convenience, safety, comfort, economics, and much more. But one of the most salient  misassumptions of people involved in transportation-related planning is that citizens make these decisions in a rational, cerebral manner. Nothing could be further from the truth. While some people certainly make transportation based […]

Inventing fake neighborhoods

Inventing neighborhood names for neighborhoods that don’t really exist is a favorite pastime of the real estate industry. Whether it’s to distance a development from an undesirable neighborhood or just create buzz around something that sounds new, it happens all the time. Houston is no different. And with a booming economy and new construction reforming […]