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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.

Call to "Build Back Better" in Haiti echoes post-Katrina message in Gulf States

Today, crews made up of both international relief workers and self-organized Haitians are struggling mightily to rest

CNU members cause Twitter Sensation

Congratulations to CNU members — and CNU too — who helped make New Urbanism one of the leading source of urban tweets in 2009.

‘Urbany’ named a crucial trend for 2010

Trendwatching.com, a consumer trends firm, has named “Urbany” one of their top trends to watch in the upcoming year.

NY Times: Do walkable neighborhoods increase real estate value?

Whether it's streets arranged to form small walkable blocks or mixed-use development designed to make sidewalks a vibrant and welcoming setting for daily interaction, good urbanism is at the heart of

LEED awards show why ‘green’ criteria need reform

The US Green Building Council, which NRDC and CNU both support and to which we donate lots of staff time, including mine, is a terrific organization that has done a lot for the environment and arguabl

Congress Still Can't Find Main Street: Op-Ed in Charlotte Observer

Shouldn't the new "Jobs for Main Streets" stimulus bill actually fund walkable, bikable transit-friendly main streets, rather than just auto-only highways?

Happy New Year from CNU

Norquist Op-Ed: Fund real main streets — not highways — with the "Jobs for Main Streets" bill

The rollout of Congress' latest stimulus bill has been all about "Jobs for Main Street." That's a great message, argues CNU President John Norquist in a timely »

Water Usage by Land Use

I am trying to dig up some information about averages of water usage based on different land uses. Does anyone have any information along these lines that they could share?