Dave Amos of City Beautiful takes on the topic of city-states. He explores why they were more common in the past, how they thrive today, and ponders if we will see a resurgence of them in the future.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.