Today's "Eye on the Street" entry comes from Art Cueto
Yale Avenue, Claremont, Ca. Art says: "A very livable street."
Earlier this year I wrote a blog about Arcade Fire's new album 'The Suburbs.' Now the album has unexpectedly won Album of the Year at the 53rd Grammy Awards. The album delves into the social problems created by our built environment.
Joe Biden announced yesterday that the Obama administration is going to request $53 billion for high-speed rail over the next six years. Check out Time's article.
A recent article in IBMadison talks about CNU 19 coming to Madison. Check it out here!
The Los Angeles Times recently wrote an article about Stefanos Polyzoides and the founding of the Congress for the New Urbanism. The article discusses what New Urbanism is all about, what motivated Stefanos to co-found CNU, and all the work Stefanos has done. It's definitly worth a read.
Kaid Benfield recently wrote a blog entry about how local groups and citizens can use LEED-ND. Check it out here!
Check out Neighbors won fight for narrower Willy St. — now they want even more by Pat Schneider.
Check out this blog entry by Jack Craver. He talks about the importance of mixed-income housing in Madison.
A recent article by Kay Severinsen from SearchChicago-Homes reports on a study done by RE/MAX on the value of suburban homes. The study found that access to public transit and the distance from downtown Chicago has a big impact on home prices.
CNU President John Norquist joined US DOT Asst. Secretary Polly Trottenberg, New York Planning Association Executive Director Robert Yaro and HUD Asst. Secretary Raphael Bostic at Sustainability Conference in Brisbane Australia. The four spoke to a conference organized by the Sydney University's US Studies Center.