Ruth Walker's blog
The Congress for the New Urbanism isn't a political organization in the same sense as that other Congress, the one whose headquarters are in Washington instead of Chicago.
A busload of CNU attendees headed out Thursday morning to see Mueller, the New Urbanist redevelopment of Austin's former municipal airport.
The office of Robert A. M. Stern, FAIA, has posted the full text of his address to CNU XV last week in Philadelphia.
That surely gets the prize for the most provocative session title at CNU XV.
What a surprise. It turns out that from a New Urbanist perspective, there is something worse than the cul-de-sac subdivision that leaves all its inhabitants dependent on their cars.
What does this say about the importance of parking as an issue for New Urbanists?
Does New Urbanism have anything to contribute to national efforts to develop better housing for the less affluent?
Sometimes it helps when the state department of transportation runs out of money.
That's what Allen Biehler, secretary of transportation for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, seemed to suggest Thursday morning. He was speaking as part of the panel "Putting Traffic in Its Place: Using the New CNU/ITE Manual," one of the NU 202 sessions.