CNU Salons

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.

CNU 2009 Transportation Summit: Stroll Portland’s Green Streets November 4th with Leading Experts...

Come join us on this fascinating tour held by The Congress for the New Urbanism, where we will assess Portland’s multi-modal streets and networks.

Urbanist in Chief is shaping the nation's policy, CNU's Norquist tells Washington Post

Today's Washington Post has a round-up of President Obama's efforts to make sure cities and

CAMDEN, N.J.( NY TIMES ) — Corporations redevelop their homes all the time, but few efforts have been as closely watched...

Campbell Soup Co. to replace old blight with new blight. I am seeking comments and opinion from CNU members and staff on appropriateness of Campbell's plans.-M. McAteer

New jersey: 2 tri-county towns join Live Where You Work program

Under the program, people can receive low-interest, 30- or 40-year fixed-rate loans in exchange for buying their first home in the town where they work.

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Green Metropolis: David Owen's Urban Manifesto

It's not news to the CNU audience that rural utopias usually aren't as environmentally benign as they seem, while urban places - compact, walkable cities, suburbs, and towns - encourage lifestyles tha

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.