CNU Salons

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?

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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?

Camden, N.J. Demolition begins at Riverfront prison, opening waterfront, one mile from downtown Philly.

The demolition of the 24-year-old facility, state and local officials vowed on Wednesday, marks a brighter future for the city.

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The climate benefits of smart growth may be far greater than we have thought

Those of us who focus on the ability of compact regional and neighborhood development patterns to reduce the need to drive so much – and that has certainly included me – are missing some important

Tally tells tale of most tweet-worthy at the CNU 2009 Transportation Summit

CNU's summits and Congresses pack a wealth of knowledge into what seems like a blink of an eye. A decade ago, participants clamored for handouts to retain ideas that might otherwise prove fleeting.