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
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.
NOTE: This is cross-posted as a reply to this post at The Overhead Wire blog.
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:
Here's a series of clips from local Austin news outlets covering CNU XVI. Thanks "russrhea" for posting to YouTube!
A contentious debate is under way in my hometown, Evanston, Illinois, where developers James Klutznick and Tim Anderson propose building a new condominium tower downtown across Church Street from the
James Howard Kunstler, Author of "The Geography of Nowhere", Features Weekly on Talk Show
TROY, N.Y. -- One of the world's loudest and funniest critics of suburban sprawl is now podcasting.
NPR ran a great two-part report on the impact of driving on climate change.
At the final CNU XVI plenary, Chicago architect/planner Doug Farr introduced the 2030 Challenge.
Dhiru Thadani, CNU board member and principal in the Ayers/Saint/Gross architecture and planning firm, talks about his personal goals -- both for New Urbanism and for his work in India: