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CNU Members, Go Electronic and Help CNU Save Paper and Money

CNU members can now switch to an electronic New Urban News subscription to reduce paper waste and save CNU money.

Parlez Vous Urbanisme? Radio Canada TV reports on subtracting a freeway, adding jobs & vitality

I had the opportunity to serve as location scout for a smart reporter/photographer team from Montreal as they explored Milwaukee's experience with removing the .8 mile Park East Freeway.

John Wasik's The Cul de Sac Syndrome: Give it to your lay friends

John Wasik’s book The Cul-de-Sac Syndrome, published this year by Bloomberg Press, reads a bit like a college intro class about the crisis of the American home.

Sustainable? Not CNU's Charter Award

According to NJ State Senator Gordon's office on Sept. 15, 2009, NJ Gov. Corzine killed Smart Growth in NJ as soon as he came into office years ago, and it has been dead ever since. Sen.

Transportation Summit host touts street design-safety links

Street design goes far beyond traffic “throughput” or aesthetics alone; strong links between street design and public safety must be recognized and incorporated into everyday traffic engineerin

An Urbanist Talking Head Considers Livable Cities

Musician,visual artist, writer, blogger, and Jane Jacobs fan, David Byrne, knows a thing or two about cities.

LEED-ND works well enough for now

As the local TOD-lady, I spend a lot of time trying to explain why transit needs good neighborhood development and why good neighborhood developments need transit.

Time for a Sustainable Revitalization Agenda for America's Smaller Cities

Andre Leroux, executive director of the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance, believes that New England's smaller cities hold the potential to absorb much development that could help save the region's

How could CNU be a more supportive community?

In honor of Labor Day, the Social Justice Minister for First Unitarian of Portland* had three people tell their stories about how this time of transition has affected them and how they’ve been handl