As more and more people move to Texas, the need for a strong infrastructure becomes more important by the day.
Now is the time for Brookings to adopt an economic development approach that harnesses its assets and creates opportunity.
Texas is one of the most urbanized in the U.S.; it needs policies that reflect this reality.
Improving the issues of affordable housing and infrastructure unite all Texans.
We need solutions that work for the 90% of the state’s population that lives near cities.
Both Texas’ problems and its opportunities are the quintessentially urban ones.
As the state’s legislators arrive for their 88th session, they need to remember Texas is no longer a rural state.
Texas is a paradigm for the country — a microcosm of the nation.