In this podcast, Chuck Marohn interviews Tony Dutzik, Senior Policy Analyst for Frontier Group and Strong Towns member about his recent article, "What Comes After the Auto Bubble?" Chuck and Tony discuss the relationship between easy access to lending and car ownership increases, and its overlaps with the housing bubble and crash. They also discuss the impact of car-reliance on poor families and our economy as a whole.
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Auto-oriented towns experience serious challenges that negatively impact small businesses, community health, and financial success for everyone.
An economy that relies on specialization is inherently fragile.
High occupancy vehicle lanes are being sold as a positive addition to our highways, but they are just another way to induce demand for roads and driving.