CNU Salons

Stimulus grant puts NYC’s Moynihan Station on the right track

Last week, federal transportation secretary Ray LaHood announced $1.5 billion worth of grants to assist 51 pending transportation projects in 41 states and the District of Columbia.  None will be

Vancouver's Olympic Village - smart, green & urban

Vancouver’s civic leaders believe that the athlete’s village built for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, and the planned neighborhood that will surround it, will be one of the very greenest neighborh

Win a FREE ticket to CNU 18 and help America get a Makeover!

Here at CNU, we're really excited about a new project by some old friends that we hope will help take New Urbanism to a broader mass audience.

International Work on Role of Cities in Climate Change

Cities and climate change is of particular interest to me and I think a more organized or systematic approach to it is needed, especially when national governments (I won't name names) are providing s

2020cities blog lends Swedish voice to New Urbanist community

Swedish journalist Anders Steinvall has been around the block.

Form Based Code and Recovery of Hydrologic Function in Urbanized Watersheds

We are a research team from Virginia Tech.

Our postulates:

Building more sustainable cities is a good thing
Much new re-development and densification is being based on NU principles

NU principles drive revitalization plans in Rockford, IL

The Rockford Register Star recently profiled the efforts of Montreal-based planning fir

Obama administration shows promise with location-efficient mortgage reform

DC Streets Blog had an important follow-up from last week's CNU Statement on Fannie Mae and Fre

Brookings: Fastest growing poverty rates occur in suburbs

In places where sprawl without smart regional planning continues its inexorable march outward (and with it its expensive, car-dependent attitude), it is unsurprising that these areas might also see ma

CNU Fact Check: What War on Suburbia?

UPDATE: The original story stated falsely that Senator-Elect Scott Brown gained 11 points over the McCain vote statewide. The actual number is 16.