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Smart Growth America has released "a new guide for town, city and county leaders...to reclaim and redevelop the thousands of abandoned gas stations, auto body shops, and industrial facilities nationwide."
Suburban Commuting, Amsterdam by Ben Patience.
Announcment from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Sustainable Communities:
Announcing the brand new CNU Sprawl Retrofit forum! Bookmark the link at: www.cnu.org/sprawlforum
Discuss the latest news, updates and projects for the initiative.
CNU co-founder Peter Calthorpe joins the New York Times debate on making cities safer for pedesrtrians and cyclists:
Click here to read "It Starts with Better Design."
Purmerend Station, Netherlands by Ben Patience.
A recent report from Madison's The Cap Times reveals that even in times of continued economic constraints, Madison's Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center saw an "overall economic impact on the community up by nearly one-quarter" over the previous year. CNU 19, one of "three large events in 2011...accounted for a big chunk of the increased spending from visitors."
Read CNU's previous coverage on the Transportation Bill that, as proposed, threatens the safety and mobility of pedestrian and motorist alike.
Houston Light Rail by Ben Patience.
“Neighbourhoods, towns, and cities were invented to facilitate exchange. Exchange of information, friendship, material goods, culture, insights, skills and also the exchange of emotional, psychological and spiritual support. For a truly sustainable environment we must maximise this exchange while minimising the travel necessary to do it.” - David Engwicht, Creative Communities, Australia.