Elizabeth Moule, Stefanos Polyzoides and I
presented a document at the Green Council that was intended to serve
as a lesser companion to the Charter in the area of green urbanism and
Regardless of whether you're attending CNU XVI or not, you can follow along by checking the live Congress
It's great to see our members getting well-deserved recognition for their great work:
As CNU XVI: New Urbanism and the Booming Metropolis draws nigh, an opportunity to help make big plans drops into the laps of Chicago-area new urbanists.
Shelly Banjo's piece in the Wall Street Journal focuses on new communities that strive to be 'green' and reduce sprawl.
The newly reconstituted transit authority in Vancouver is looking to transit-oriented development to play a large role in paying its bills going forward.
Architects, planners, and landscapers, rejoice!
Noah Bierman, in the Boston Globe piece, 'No Big Dig Copycats' notes that the $15 billion dollar tunnel
Two articles in the "Escapes" section of Friday's New York Times highlight beach resorts where New Urbanism is credited with helping to create less hectic, less car dependent places.
A recent AAA study on the costs of car accidents lists the areas with the highest accident costs per capita. (See http://planetizen.com/node/30024 )