All posts tagged “old urbanist

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What’s next for Walmart?

Today I was surprised to learn from Charlie Gardner’s blog that groceries now represent 56% of Walmart’s sales. This is a huge number that I frankly wouldn’t have expected.  Groceries have relatively low online penetration, which makes them great for brick-and-mortar retailers. I’ve written about… Read More

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Who should zone cities?

The Old Urbanist has just published an informative post called “Where Zoning Went Wrong.” In it, he talks about some of the defining characterstics of American city planning and suggests that the delegation of planning authority from states to local municipalities is what has caused… Read More