CNU Salons

CNU at the fire code hearings: Here we go...

BALTIMORE -- CNU’s proposed changes to the International Fire Code will be heard and either approved or rejected within the next two hou

CNU's fire code proposals up today in Baltimore; watch the hearings online

BALTIMORE – The International Code Council hearings are an arena in which the (mostly) irresistible force of brevity meets the immovable agenda: hundreds of proposed additions, deletions, correct

Other Cities, Take Note: Bold, Smart, Green Vision Proposed for Downtown Raleigh

Dan Douglas was, until recently, chief downtown planner and director of the Urban Design Council in Raleigh, the state capital of North Carolina.

Regarding Revocation Of NJ's Charter Award: Look Who Signed this June 11, 2009 Letter

“If the commission and the office are allowed to atrophy beyond their already compromised condition, the entire state planning process — and everything it has stood for over the past 22 years —

Where Transportation Engineers go to recover, reform and change the world: Streetsblog on CNU's Transportation Summit

There are precious few places where transportation engineers, planners, government officials and developers break out of their silos and actually cooperate in creating transportation systems that actu

LEED-ND Dilemma

Hi everyone,

I'm working on a project in the Houston region, and we're interested in going for LEED-ND certification. I've run into a problem, however, and I was wondering if anyone had constructive thoughts on what we might be able to do about it. We're land planners primarily, and haven't done any LEED work in the past.

CNU 2009 Transportation Summit Tour: Learn why Street Car Networks are the Wave of the Future!

On this tour you will examine Portland's small block pedestrian-friendly residential neighborhoods and main streets within walking distances.

CNU 2009 Transportation Summit Tour: Examine Portland's Presidential Design Awarded Transit Mall!

In 1977 the Portland Transit Mall was the first Portland structure to receive national and international recognition for design excellence since Pietro Belluschi’s 1948 Equitable building.

CNU 2009 Transportation Summit Tour: Bike Portland with Original Portland Network Planner, Mia Birk!!!

Can we transform and adapt a large, car-oriented city into one in which cycling is an integral part of daily life?” Since 1993, Mia Birk has been attempting to answer that question.