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Suburbia’s March to Oblivion New York Times February 23, 2008

THE mortgage crisis has put “for sale” signs in front of houses across the country — including so-called McMansions — the large, expensive, often tasteless homes that have taken up so much sub

Former DOT Engineer Supports Buffalo Boulevard

Joe Tocke, former transportation engineer with the NYSDOT, wrote a great opinion piece in the Buffalo News last Friday,

Urban Living in Demand, While Sprawl Shows Signs of Decay

Chris Leinberger's recent article in the Atlantic Monthly discusses the decay of conventional suburbs and the change in the way Americans

Agree -- or Disagree -- with Prince on Tall Towers in Old Cities?

HRH The Prince of Wales recently discussed his opinions of tall buildings in London.

Smart growth and regulation aren't the same thing

Most debate over the relationship between smart growth, zoning regulations, and housing prices divides city and state governemnts into two categories: (a) laissez-faire, pro-sprawl governments and (b)

Monderman, Legendary Street Designer Passes

Hans Monderman, a speaker at November's CNU Transportation Summit in London, passed away recently from a fight with cancer.

A New Chapter for Michigan Urbanism

Michigan new urbanists will soon have a new chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism to help focus their efforts in creating a more walkable, sustainable, neighborhood-based Michigan.

New Urbanism and the other half of the city?

I have been reading literature on New Urbanism for nearly four years now and I am also a student of Sociology which has set me on a collision course to combine the two subjects into one question, how

GreenBuilder Magazine writes on TND's

An article in GreenBuilder magazine's October issue is now online and brings light to the critical con

SmartCode Soars in Pass Christian -- and Hits Hiccup in Gulfport

Whether the setting is the recovering coastal areas of Mississippi and Louisiana or anywhere else for that matter, if your goal is to turn inspiring plans for renewed neighborhoods of walkable, mixed-