CNU Salons

Create a PSA for the "Biking Rules!" competition, win $4,000

NYC-based Transportation Alternatives is holding a competition for a PSA that promotes the image of urban cycling and broadcasts its merits to the wider public.

NRDC's Smarter Cities Project Wants Your Input on Sustainability Criteria

As some of you may know, Smarter Cities is an initiative that ranks US cities on a number of key sustainability criteria as well as on overall sustainabili

New Urbanism and Traffic Congestion Relief

Recently I made a presentation on the "Future of Far Suburbs" to a Chicago metro-edge community.

Charlotte case study links street connectivity with faster response time, greater efficiency for emergency services

In the past, New Urbanists and some fire departments have been at odds over street design.

Bill Hudnut on How to Fix Transportation Planning

As I have written before, I believe most of the issues of growth, mobility, equity and the env

What’s the future of post-sprawl retail?

CNU board member Ellen Dunham-Jones is featured in the current issue of the Harvard Business Review

What can Detroit learn from Istanbul?

“When you hear Detroit,” John Norquist told me cryptically yesterday morning, “think Istanbul.” I had just been shown an essay John wrote for the latest issue of the magazine Monocle, a

Security Measures Are Degrading the Urban (and Human) Experience

Several times each day, a military helicopter flies over my house in Washington. It flies much closer to the ground than other aircraft, and it's seriously noisy.