Blogs

The Continuing Story of the Buffalo Skyway

Buffalo Business First reports that the debate over what to do with the antiquated Skyway freeway in downtown Buffalo is beginning to stall.

The Myth of the Gas Tax

This study from the Texas DOT or TxDOT seeks to challenge the idea that the gas tax pays the entire cost of roads. The methodology they employ is pretty interesting.

HSBC Seeks USGBC's Gold Certification for new Mettawa Headquarters, Benfield reacts

Planning Stages - Chicago Business: " (Crain's) — In a boost to the suburban commercial real estate market, HSBC North America Holdings Inc.

CNU XVI Open Source Congress report available

For those who attended CNU XVI's Open Source Congress and would like to view the results, the Final Report is now available on CNU XVI's website site.

Help Elect a CNU Member to Local Office

Dear CNU,

I am a municipal land use planner and member of the Congress for New Urbanism. I know from first-hand experience how difficult it is to realize the promise of great urban places due to the outdated zoning codes and policies that we all struggle with - and I want to change that. Won't you help me?

Forbes Reports: "America's Most Fuel-Efficient Neighborhoods"

Forbes: "With the national average price of gasoline topping $4 a gallon, it's a propitious time to make the case for gas-sipping neighborhoods.

Suburban Office Space Losing Occupancy and Value

In a recent article from the Chicago Tribune, Robert Manor writes about the decline in desirable office space in the suburbs, and therefore the value of that space overall.

American Chambers of Commerce: Sustainable Economic Development

In an article recently published in the ACCE Journal, Scott Polikov approaches the idea of how to achieve sustainable development and what it means for chamber executives who are working to increase t

Density: The Final Frontier

An unusually prominent article on the front page of Monday's Wall Street Journal chronicles Mike McKeever, Sacramento's head of regional planning's campaign to bring density and "blue print" planning

Housing Market Continued: Beat the Gasoline Prices

In the San Diego Business Journal, Ned Randolph continues to write about the high prices in gasoline and how moving closer to work can help beat the issue.