- the fallacy that transit costs are mostly in construction rather than operations (a false analogy with highways) and
- the fallacy that residential and commercial development must always be on separate parcels — no residential towers over retail or even an apartment over the corner shop.
however, looks to the future:
new US DOT readership
UPDATE: Excellent comments on this one, many assuring us that post-millennium versions of Sim City were better. I’m relieved not to have to investigate this and risk acquiring a new addiction. But see especially the account by Morgan Wick on how urbanist fallacies percolated through later generations of the Sim empire.