CNU Salons

Our Bodies, Our Cars

"Driving makes you fat."

Beyond BRT (which does not mean what you think it means)

Big Red Trucks have been staples of North American fire departments for decades, even on emergency medical calls rather than working fires.

Fed up with the oil spill? Stop sprawl, support revitalization

Enraged at the spill in the Gulf and the American appetite for oil that ultimately caused it?

Help Save Louisville, fill out this questionaire

As the Louisville and Southern Indiana Bridges Authority tries to figure out how to pay for their Ohio River Bridges Project (ORBP), a project that ad

CNU 18 Academic Papers Now Online

A huge thank you to everyone who participated, attended, spoke, and organized sessions at CNU 18: "Rx for Healthy Places" in Atlanta, GA.

David Byrne on New Urbanism, Burning Down of Houses at CNU 18

After publishing his book Bicycle Diaries, David Byrne pushed for two-wheeled transportation at CNU 18.

New Urbanism for the Apocalypse

Has the New Urbanism outlived its original purpose? The movement's charismatic founder, Andrés Duany, seems to think so.

Peter Calthorpe's Vision for California: Save the Cities, Save the World

Beyond addressing the "lack of community soul" in the typical sprawl-filled suburban American town, Calthorpe addressed the environmental benefits of new urbanist development at CNU18.

HUD Announces the End of Urban Sprawl as We Know It, New Urbanists Feel Fine

Shaun Donovan's speech at CNU18 addressed environmental and economic policy issues.

Learning from CNU 18: HUD Sec. Shaun Donovan Speaks

This year's conference gathered more attention when HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan contacted our office to announce his attendance at CNU 18 in Atlanta.