Reason.tv and Drew Carey make a case for fixing a declining city. In this case, they talk about Cleveland, but many cities should learn these lessons.
- Vitality creates cultural amenities. It is not the other way around.
- Decisions made at the local level can improve schools.
- Red tape makes it easier for a business to leave than to come to a city.
- There is a reason that businesses move to Houston, and it isn’t the climate and scenery.
Reason magazine also covers the story.
The first video is a sad story. It is easier to watch the rest.