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Tempe, AZ Finding Success Through Downtown Development

In the shadows of sprawling Phoenix, Tempe, Arizona - an educational and job center - is embracing new urbanist principles in its downtown core.

Transportation Summit: Early registration discount- Act now!

CNU's Transportation Summit is just around the corner, and the deadline for early registration discounts is approaching.

Charlotte Transportation Summit Is Right Around the Corner

CNU's annual transportation summit is approaching fast! This year's event will take place in Charlotte from November 6-8.

CNU XVI Academic Papers Now Online

Academic Papers that were presented at CNU XVI are now online. This year's papers covered a variety of topics, ranging from Light Imprint New Urbanism to regional studies in parking demand.

John Norquist: We Should Build Cities Like Pizza

CNU President and CEO John Norquist lectured at Columbus State University on May 14 to a crowd of over 200.

Grist: Rustbelt Cities Are Greening

Grist Magazine recently profiled Syracuse, Pittsburgh, and Milwaukee, showing how these rustbelt cities are becomin

Sustainable Urbanism: Stapleton, CO Featured in WSJ

Shelly Banjo's piece in the Wall Street Journal focuses on new communities that strive to be 'green' and reduce sprawl.

WSJ: Americans Consuming Less Gasoline

For the first time in 16 years (excluding the time after Hurricane Katrina), U.S. gasoline consumption has declined from the previous year.

New Urbanism Primer in Lifestyle Magazine

Lifestyle Magazine has a nice feature on the basics of new urbanism.

Providence Continues its Transformation Through New Urbanist Principles

Despite rampant decay and population loss only fifteen years ago, Providence, RI today stands as a model for