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LiveStream from The Atlantic's Green Intelligence Forum

Watch snippets of the live-stream from today's AtlanticLIVE events with John Norquist and Ellen Dunham-Jones. Check back shortly for the full video.

Grid Chicago talks transportation with John Norquist

Grid Chicago recently sat down and spoke with John Norquist about his transportation successes as Mayor of Milwaukee, and how Chicago has maintained a sense of vibrancy due to preserving its transit network. Read the interview here.

Funding Eliminated for HUD's Sustainable Communities Program

Negotiators in the Senate and House of Representatives have reached an agreement on federal spending on urban initiatives and rail transportation for the 2012 fiscal year.  The agreement preserves funding for transit and the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants program, but completel

Ellen-Dunham Jones and John Norquist to Participate in The Atlantic's Green Intelligence Forum

On Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday November, 17, The Atlantic will host its fourth-annual "Green Intelligence Forum: Creating the Sustainable City of the Future," in Washington, D.C.  

Eye on the Street: November 14th, 2011

Chicago Countdown by Heather Smith.







NCI is the latest CNU-A Cont. Ed Partner; Sign Up for Accreditation Exam NOW!

NCI - the National Charrette Institute -is the latest organization to become a CNU-A Continuing Education Partner. CNU-A Continuing Education Providers help members maintain their CNU-A status and fulfill their attendance goal by offering one or more New Urbanism-related education events per year.

Norquist to present at the NLC's Congress of Cities

John Norquist, President and CEO of CNU, is scheduled to speak at the NLC Congress of Cities on Friday, November 11th.  Norquist will lead a plenary session that ties together land planning, mobility, housing, economic growth and regional partnerships.  Examples of how commercial, social, environmental, a

Welcome to the New Normal (Illinois, that is...)

CNU member and Normal, Illinois mayor Chris Koos is featured in this engaging short video about Mitsubishi, the electric vehicle and the new Normal.

A Green River is a Green River

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is marching forward with designs to revitalize the Chicago River for recreational use. As he does, the mayor can look towards other cities worldwide who have undertaken their own river reclamation projects and apply their lessons here. The main question Emanuel needs to be asking is how does turning attention to a long-neglected urban waterway make way for economic growth, increased quality of living and mitigating climate change?