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William Tuyn is the Vice President/Director of Town Planning for engineering and construction firm, GPI/Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., and an integral member of the team behind CNU 22 in Buffalo. The following is a guest post relating Tuyn's thoughts on CNU's FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Reform initiative.
"Why Al Gore Is Off Base Criticizing President Obama as Timid" - John Norquist Contributes Op-Ed to US News and World ReportSubmitted by Ben Schulman on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 4:35pm
In an exclusive piece for US News and World Report, John Norquist questions Al Gore's recent criticisms against President Obama's environmental policies. Read it now.
From Art Cueto comes this pic of a bicycle service station, on the campus of Stanford University.
Although the past week has brought some cool August nights our way in Chicago, summer is still in full swing here at CNU HQ.
It's been a long, hot summer in Chicago. Hot enough that even a winter view of a street in Chicago's Ukrainian Village seems like a nice respite. Today's "Eye" comes from CNU's very own Nora Beck.
"With a heat index of 102 degrees, I'm remembering when my neighborhood street was covered in snow. Here's a shot showing how much narrower my street could be! Look at all that space for a bigger tree area or a wider sidewalk!"
A beautiful night, an amazing turnout, and an elevated railway ready for remediation were all that was needed for an incredibly successful CNU-Illinois led event last night.
It's no secret that CNU'ers love to mine all sorts of data. And there is no greater prophet of visualizing data than Edward Tufte.
It's also no secret that many members of the CNU Staff have an unyielding love of perhaps the best game ever to grace the planet - baseball. Particularly, the stylings of the Chicago White Stockings Baseball Club of the American League.
Update 09/09/11: The following is an update from Donna Baranski-Walker on the West Bank charrette Steve Coyle helped lead earlier this year:
From CNU member and photog extraordinaire Art Cueto: "Sharing the road in Southern Cali. 2nd Street, Belmont Shore, Long Beach, CA."