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Sharon McMillan is the voice behind NewUrbanMom.com. The following is a guest post from her and examines the urban-minded values that have been instilled in the emerging Millennial generation:
When most people hear the phrase "urban forest," images of places like New York's Central Park or San Francisco's Golden Gate Park come to mind. Those great green places are indeed part of the urban forest fabric, but equally important to a city is the way it treats its everyday spaces with green infrastructure.
Armed with a speed gun and a working knowledge of what it takes to make streets safe, CNU's Heather Smith recently set out on downtown Chicago to check the speeds of mid-morning traffic. Follow along as Smith catalogs the speed of westbound traffic on Chicago's Adams St.
The following comes direct from the INTBAU website :
CNU-member Art Cueto contributes today's entry of "Eye on the Street."
Photo of: A tree along Los Angeles City Hall Mall. Says Cueto, "Placing these trees in planters must have seemed like a good idea 40 years ago."
The following post comes from our friends at Archeworks. Archeworks is a Chicago-based multidisciplinary design organization dedicated to envisioning and advancing a better quality of life through design. See below for information regarding their upcoming open application process for their 2011-12 program.
CNU 19: Growing Local schedule is up and live on the CNU 19 site!
Let's get certain things out of the way. As much as it may pain some to hear, roads are not the problem. Some esteemed writers have even posited that "yes, we do need to build more roads." It's a loaded statement, out-of-vogue in current urbanist circles, no matter what type of data may back up such claims.
The following article is a contribution from K. Rashid Nuri, the founder of the Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture in Atlanta.
This past February, a website called TheDetroitBureau.com issued a report on the Top Ten U.S. Neighborhoods for auto theft.