Commentary

Is Kelo Good for Urban Planning?

Reason’s Sam Staley has a new, must-read commentary on the urban planning site, Planetizen. Here’s the blurb: The recent ruling by the Supreme Court to uphold the use of eminent domain was seen as an endorsement of professional planning. But this is not true, writes Sam Staley in this week’s Op-Ed. The Court’s decision upheld the process — but not good planning. The full article is here.

Leonard Gilroy is vice president of government reform at Reason Foundation and senior managing director of Reason's Pension Integrity Project.