CNU Salons

Building Momentum for Bicycling in New Orleans

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid

With the Environment in Mind: Planting Guides

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid

Designing a Neighborhood within a Neighborhood: A Book Review of Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid

HIGHWAYS TO BOULEVARDS BLOG: McGrath Highway, Boston

This post is a part of CNU’s Highways to Boulevards Blog series, which features interview summaries and insights from some of the best minds at the frontline of our Highways to Boulevards Initiative.

Another Way To Measure Car Dependence

I got into an argument on Twitter about how widespread car ownership was in NYC's outer boroughs, which in turn caused me to go to city-data.com to answer the question: how do you measure how many people own cars, anyhow? The City Data website has data not just for cities and counties, but for individual neighborhoods within a city.  In particular, the site gives data for household size and for the number of cars per household.

Urban Freeway Removal in Texas: "A New Dallas" Aims to Tear Down IH 345

As the third most populous city in Texas, Dallas is not necessarily known for its minimalism. The metropolitan area is home to a billion-dollar football stadium, one of the world's busiest airports, and, of course, Big Tex

A Dangerous Ride: Why Melbourne’s Bike Lanes Are Not Promoting A Sustainable Commute

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid

The Indispensable Greenery of Astana, Kazakhstan

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid

Environmental Law and Road Widening: A New Ruling in Wisconsin

A federal district court in Wisconsin recently ruled that Wisconssin highway officials failed to prepare an adequate environmental impact statement about a proposed highway widening in Milwaukee.