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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.

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.