Every summer, Boston’s Asian Community Development Corporation has been hosting an informal grassroots Asian film festival in a vacant lot near the city’s Chinatown Gate.
I've been using GIS to help analyze spatial enclosure of existing development by using street centerline data and building footprint data.
Not all New Urbanism occurs in greenfields or sprawl mall retrofits. It also occurs in cities, strengthening existing urban fabrics.
Two interesting, but unrelated, observations about the evolving role of retail in society.
Streetsblog's Ryan Avent has become the tireless defender of high-speed rail investment over the past few weeks.
CNU members can now switch to an electronic New Urban News subscription to reduce paper waste and save CNU money.
For over four years as a Core Committee member representing CNU, I participated in the drafting of LEED-ND. It was mind-numbing, complicated, and tedious.
Thanks to a new report put out by CEO's For Cities, there's further statistical evidence for what New Urbanists have been saying for quite a while: people
Is it any wonder that neighbors continue to oppose density (oops, I meant "compact development") when what we have been giving them is lousy? We smart growth advocates have gotten lazy.
The Smart Growth Schools website http://www.smartgrowthschools.org/about.html is designed to make it easier for people to understand how they can improve their communities and schools by considering i