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Major real estate report: shift to urban living is “fundamental,” outer suburbs may “lack staying power”

Last week the Urban Land Institute and PriceWaterhouseCoopers released their well-regarded annual analysis, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2010.

Interchanges as Civic Sculpture?

Did Phil Patton get off on the wrong ramp and miss the discussion over the past 20 or so years?

Follow the CNU Transportation Summit on Twitter

Almost as fast as 2009 summit participants are sharing key insights and saying quotable things here in Portland, they're being broadcast by a fine group of obsevers on Twitter.

An Indy neighborhood could become a model of smart, green revitalization – so where are the enviros?

Last week I had the honor of being one of seven smart growth types recruited by the American Institute of Architects to work with the city of Indianapolis and community residents on the model revitali

New Urbanist Blog

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"Rogue of the Week" award from Portland's muckraking weekly

Those coming to the CNU Transportation Summit in Portland next week may want to check out the "Rogue of the Week" award from Portland's muckraking weekly Willamette Week at http://wweek.com/columns/ro

Studies Show New Urbanism Good For Health

With CNU’s 2010 Atlanta Congress: New Urbanism: Rx for Healthy Places on the horizon, New Urbanism’s connection to the health industry has never been stronge

From Master Plan to Specs: Sustainable Design in Detail

As planners, and advocates for healthier place making and urbanism, we often talk about the importance of scale.

Beloved and Abandoned: A Platting Named Portland - read before Transportation Summit Nov 4-6 in Portland

For those coming to the CNU Transportation Summit Nov 4-6 in Portland, OR http://www.cnu.org/transportation2009, I'd like to recommend that you read the discussion on Planetizen titled Beloved and Aba

Stuck in the Past, Lenders Neglect TOD

Despite the commonly presumed inconveniences, high risks, and financially detrimental results of pedestrian and transit friendly development, public transportation’s association with safety, risk-fr