On this tour you will examine Portland's small block pedestrian-friendly residential neighborhoods and main streets within walking distances.
Has your town caught a bad case of wide streets, placelessness, energy inefficiency & sedentary lifestyles? Here's your remedySubmitted by Filmanowicz on Thu, 10/08/2009 - 10:43am
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!!!Submitted by nathan.ziccarelli on Thu, 10/08/2009 - 9:46am
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...Submitted by nathan.ziccarelli on Wed, 10/07/2009 - 9:23pm
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.
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...Submitted by Michael McAteer on Wed, 10/07/2009 - 2:07pm
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
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.
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 can now switch to an electronic New Urban News subscription to reduce paper waste and save CNU money.