As Americans are rousted from our collective 50-year torpor by ever-rising gasoline prices, newspapers and television stations around the country are finally realizing what we've known for a long t
As part of our Affordability Initiative, Congress for the New Urbanism is beginning a continuing series on various issues in affordable housing.
Great article by Peter Goodman in today's New York Times, "Rethinking the Country
I'm pleased to say that the U.S.
In an article for Standard and Poor’s, economist David Stiff argues that the trend of rapid outward urbanization prevalent during the housing bubble may not return with as much vigor, even as the re
In the first major policy speech of his five-month-old administration, Mayor Nutter presented a pitch-perfect vision on a subject that rarely gets people's hearts racing: planning and zoning...That Nu
In a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, Jonathan Karp suggests that rising fuel costs and a desire to abandon the suburban culture of the previous half-century is causing both baby boomers and
According to a recent release on their website, the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles (CRA/LA), has decided to move forward with its ambitious Healthy Neighborhoods Policy.
Oil prices fuel fury from the pulpit. Some clergy question the car's role in society. L.A. Times, June 17, 2008Submitted by Michael McAteer on Tue, 06/17/2008 - 5:25pm
In houses of worship nationwide, preachers are railing against the forces of energy evil, and congregations are praying for lower fuel prices.Religious leaders are struggling to help their members cop
The financial burden of longer commutes makes homes in outlying areas that are already reeling even less attractive.