L.A. Times: "California is about to adopt the nation's first legislation to control planet-warming gases by curbing sprawl.
A recent Canadian study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has found that "compared with living in a wealthy neighborhood farther away, living in a wealthy neighborhood with
According to this Washington Post Editorial, "the silver lining in the spike in gasoline prices is that it has focused the public on the links among global warming, sustainable communities and transpo
In this article by WorldChanging contributor Morgan Greenseth, New Urbanism is tagged as a creative solution to the wave of failing malls across the country.
In a recent article in The Nation, Brent Blackwelder & James S. Henry explain why lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should view the current mortgage crisis as an opportunity for positive change.
BusinessWeek reports: "Annual price changes in most of the largest metro areas, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, followed a similar pattern: Values were most stable within a 10-mile radius of the center of the city
Today Walk Score unveiled its rankings of the 2,508 most walkable neighborhoods in the United States. This is a great resource from Walk Score, and a fun one to boot.
In an interview for NPR in 2005, Daniel McGinn boasted "[My commute] may be the most profitable part of my day." In this Newsweek article, McGinn describes the effects that rising fuel costs have had
Planning Stages - Chicago Business: " (Crain's) — In a boost to the suburban commercial real estate market, HSBC North America Holdings Inc.
I am a municipal land use planner and member of the Congress for New Urbanism. I know from first-hand experience how difficult it is to realize the promise of great urban places due to the outdated zoning codes and policies that we all struggle with - and I want to change that. Won't you help me?