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The Time-for-Space Squeeze by Ronald Brownstein National Journal Magazine Aug 2, 2008

America would not look the way it does if our metropolitan areas had been built in an era of $4 per gallon gasoline.

The Toronto Archipelago

The Toronto Star has just published an article about it's current urban revitalization project, and how planners keep saying that they want to make the waterfront pedestrian friendly.

The Nation to Congress: "Make Freddie and Fannie Go Green"

In a recent article in The Nation, Brent Blackwelder & James S. Henry explain why lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should view the current mortgage crisis as an opportunity for positive change.

CNU Joins Transportation for America Campaign

The interstate highway system has been completed. The era of cheap gasoline is over and Americans are hurting. Bridges are crumbling. Older and rural Americans are stranded.

New Urbanism's strength clear in Charlotte property market

An article in this Sunday's Charlotte Observer casts a light on one of a very few bright spots in the Charlotte real estate market: New Urbanist and urban infill developments.

The Unraveling of the Suburban Fringe

BusinessWeek reports: "Annual price changes in most of the largest metro areas, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, followed a similar pattern: Values were most stable within a 10-mile radius of the center of the city

Walk Score Announces America's Most Walkable Neighborhoods

Today Walk Score unveiled its rankings of the 2,508 most walkable neighborhoods in the United States. This is a great resource from Walk Score, and a fun one to boot.

Sign the Petition: Improve America's Walk Score

In partnership with Transportation for America, Walk Score has created an online petition to tell Congress to support walking, biking and transit in the 2009 Transp

Video: CEOs for Cities' Driven to the Brink

Check out this fun video from CEOs for Cities: