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photo - Victor Dover.
Last week saw the release of the Texas Transportation Institute's 2011 Urban Mobility Report.
DPZ's Galina Tachieva puts the recent Wall Street protests into the context of the scourge of sprawl:
Inspired by the recent popular discontent expressed so colorfully on Wall Street, I offer this proposal: Occupy Sprawl!
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The School Street Libertyville development in Libertyville, IL is the subject of the below piece from Marketwatch. Watch this community take off and design its way out of economic malaise:
CNU Board Member Dhiru Thadani will deliver the tenth annual David Lewis Lecture on Urban Design at the Carnegie Museum of Art Theater in Pittsburgh on Monday, 3 October 2011, at 6:00 p.m.
It's back to school time with CNU-A. CNU-A is the accreditation program that gives CNU members a distinguished credential that highlights their expertise and knowledge of New Urbanist principles, and allows them to stand out among the many planners, architects and designers in the market.
Thanks to the Chicago Loop Alliance and the Active Transportation Alliance, that great street State St. is set to become a pedestrian paradise on Saturday, October 1st. All you need to bring is your feet! Read below for the full specs:
Open Streets on State Street
Saturday, October 1
10 AM – 3 PM
State Street from Lake to Van Buren