Blogs

NPR: Home Prices Drop Most in Areas with Long Commute

While many news stories about real estate these days are pointing to regional declines in home sales and price, most are missing the nuance by lumping together sprawl and urbanism.

Robert Campbell in Boston Globe on Prince Charles and new Scottish project

Robert Campbell of the Boston Globe writes about Knockroon, the planned new project of Prince Charles and the Prince's Foundation, in southwest Scotland's economically depressed region of East Ayrshir

More News Coverage of CNU XVI

More local news coverage from CNU XVI...

CNU XVI – The Art and Science of Great Streets

One of the many good things about CNU XVI was that there was so much going on, so many good panels, that it was easy to find interesting topics about which to write.

Look Inside for CNU XVI files!

Forgot to scribble down that crucial little statistic or quote from a great presentation at CNU XVI? Still regret having to choose between three fascinating panels on Friday afternoon?

Hartford, New Haven Contemplate Freeway Teardown

Norman Garrick, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Center for Transportation and Urban Planning at the University of Connecticut, and CNU Board member poste

More sprinklers, narrower streets?

Sprinklers are the key to greater flexibility from the fire service, says Capt. Frank Kinnier, an assistant fire marshal with Chesterfield County (Va.) Fire & EMS.

New Urbanism and transit

NOTE: This is cross-posted as a reply to this post at The Overhead Wire blog.

More evidence that sprawl means more pollution

Edward Glaeser of Harvard and Matt Kahn of UCLA have a new study out, showing that sprawling cities really do consume more energy and pollute more. Some of their conclusions:

Local Austin News Coverage of CNU XVI

Here's a series of clips from local Austin news outlets covering CNU XVI. Thanks "russrhea" for posting to YouTube!