January 2013 Better! Cities and Towns
In this issue, Phil Langdon reviews a new book from John Massengale and Victor Dover, Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns, calling it "beautifully written and generously illustrated." Rob Steuteville visits Londonderry, New Hampshire, which recently adopted a new comprehensive plan that calls for compact, mixed-use buildings on corridors.
The CNU update is given over to an interview with Ana Garcia, Deputy Director, Division of Health Policy, at New York Academy of
Medicine. Garcia is helping CNU develop the Health Districts Initiative, which is focused on the connections between urban design and health. Garcia talks about the Designing a Strong and Healthy New York (DASH-NY) program that she oversees.