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The Rise of YIMBY Environmentalism: a Personal Journey for Earth Day

Recently, I attended the annual conference of the American Planning Association, where I was invited to speak.

Removing Federal Obstacles to Urbanism

Urbanists and smart growth advocates often talk about long-standing Federal policies and practices that undermine cities and small towns and stand in the way of realizing the benefits of good urbanism

Active Transportation Alliance seeks Executive Director

The country's largest advocate for biking, walking and transit invites applications from leaders with energy, sophistication, and creativity to become its next Executive Director.

Leading CNU Transportation Reformer featured on Planetizen

Check out this Planetizen Story featuring CNU Board Member Norman Garrick's latest observations about the e

A Town Revitalized?

A beautifully sad story full of inspiration and hope.
http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/615/index.html

Why we shouldn't get too obsessed with congestion

As I explain in my most recent Planetizen blog post, there isn't really a strong correlation between regional growth and traffic congestion.

http://www.planetizen.com/node/43543

Charter Award Winners Gaining National Coverage

Since the Charter Awards were announced last week, the project winners have gained nation-wide attention.

Taking it to the Street

Our studio was recently included in APA's Planning Magazine for our Field Trips and what we have learned from them.

Looking for 50' Lot House Plans

I'm looking to find some house plans that would be appropriate for a 50' lot. A vacant home is my neighborhood (1920s) is being bought and likely torn down and rebuilt.

Secretary LaHood: Policy statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations & Recommendations

Secretary Ray LaHood made this important announcement regarding highway funding and bike