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Calling BP Amoco home, urbanism is

Chicago's newspapers hit the streets today (May 6) with -- among the usual hyperbole and pabulum -- a story to warm the cockles of any new urbanist's heart.

another environmental cost of sprawl

Randall O’Toole has another piece out on Cato Institute letterhead (http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=9325 ) in which he argues that rail transit is less efficient than bus service.

Call for Livable Community Award Applications

When it comes to our homes, Americans of all ages want the same thing – a safe and comfortable home in a vibrant, livable community.

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