Tag Archive for ‘commuting’

Home Building At Fastest Pace in Areas With Shortest Commute Times

Home building across the nation expanded the fastest in places with the shortest commute times, according to the quarterly National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI). The HBGI also shows the suburban shift in new home construction to low density, low cost markets stemming largely from the COVID-19 pandemic and first reported in the second quarter… Read More ›

A Broader Perspective on Commuting to Work

A recent Census release discussed changes in bicycling and walking to work since 2000. There’s clearly interest in this topic, as local governments have actively promoted walking and bicycling, sometimes as explicit criteria for new development. A broader perspective may also be useful, so this post considers additional ways of getting to work, including the ones used most often. Like… Read More ›