CNU Salons

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.  

CITY SPOTLIGHT: The New Urbanist Renaissance of Downtown Redwood City

This post is part of our CITY SPOTLIGHT blog series. City Spotlight shines a light on the latest news, developments and initiatives occurring in cities and towns where CNU members live and work.

Evidence That Gentrification is Overrated

A recent article in Better Cities points out that while some transit-heavy neighborhoods in Chicago became more expensive (especially those on Chicago's north side) "transit sheds" in Chicago's south and west shed actually lost value relative to the region as a whole.  In other words, rich intown neighborhoods are getting pricier, but poor ones are actually losing value.

Two New Intermodal Stations for Miami, Florida

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

Starchitects and The Bilbao Effect: New Urbanism's Role

The employment of “starchitects” in modern cities has seen a drastic change over the past few decades.