Welcome to the City of Yes!

City of Yes is exploring a broader, more abundant urbanism in search of answers to the question, “What makes for a livable city in today’s world?” Technological, cultural, and economic forces are reshaping cities in real time, requiring city dwellers and leaders to embrace the challenges before them with a “yes, and” mindset.

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Writings about livable cities, urbanism, and civic culture.


I write about urbanism and local government, often but not exclusively through an Austin lens.