by Max Brantley
Here's a subject worth deeper exploring at some point: A blog post about a program in Baltimore in which you can receive up to $2,000 cash for buying a home near where you work. In theory, this reduces traffic and transit demand, makes for a happier worker with a shorter commute, encourages efficient, higher density development, etc.
In LR, which is home to an enterprise zone program, companies could easily match a city contribution program with the share of the tax credit they receive for hiring people who live in the zone.
This reminds me, too, of cities that require city workers to live in the city limits. Not exactly the same thinking, but ...