The Deceptive Allure of Singapore's Urban Planning to Urban Planners in America
37 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2019
Date Written: October 1, 2019
Singapore is an amazing city island state of entrepreneurism, with clusters of high rise housing and financial buildings, a viable mass transit system, smooth flowing traffic,clean streets, and wealth. Constraints exist because of the island's small size, but also because the one-party government has restricted individual freedoms since independence, including restrictions on car ownership with most property owned by the government. It works for Singapore, but not the United States.
Keywords: Singapore, Land Use Planning, Comparative Land Use Planning, Economic Success, UNitary Government
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Binder, Denis, The Deceptive Allure of Singapore's Urban Planning to Urban Planners in America (October 1, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3483282 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3483282
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