VOTE NOW! CNU Board Elections

Voting is now open for CNU Board Elections by the membership. Voting will continue through April 30, 2015, with final results announced at CNU 23 in Dallas/Fort Worth on May 1, 2015.

Please review each candidate's profile, then cast your vote!

Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares

CNU’s street design manual was created in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Engineers. This recommended practice is being used by planners, city leaders, engineers and advocates to create walkable streets that are safe and inviting for all users.

Live/Work/Walk: Removing Obstacles to Investment

The major roadblocks to financing the urban form that consumers increasingly prefer is not market demand, but decades-old government policies. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and HUD all have rules on the books that limit the percentage of a building that can be used for commercial space. CNU is working to change FHA policies and the practices of the banks and lenders that take their lead to bring back Main Street-style buildings.

HIGHWAYS TO BOULEVARDS

The highway building era forced elevated freeways into urban neighborhoods, decimating communities and urban economies. Cities like San Francisco, Milwaukee and Seoul, South Korea have replaced their elevated highways with street-level boulevards, adding real estate value and restoring neighborhood vitality in the process.

HIGHWAYS TO BOULEVARDS

The highway building era forced elevated freeways into urban neighborhoods, decimating communities and urban economies. Cities like San Francisco, Milwaukee and Seoul, South Korea have replaced their elevated highways with street-level boulevards, adding real estate value and restoring neighborhood vitality in the process.

CNU 23 Dallas/Fort Worth

The 23rd annual Congress for the New Urbanism, CNU 23, is coming to Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. The rich and diverse DFW region provides the perfect backdrop to explore the range of opportunities and challenges facing our members.

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

April 29 - May 2, 2015