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
A recent article on WebUrbanist's blog, "Abandonment: 8 Cities That Might Not Make It" written by "Mike", (no last name listed), makes me think - why can't we revitalize these cities first before buil
It is no accident that the USGBC Redwood Chapter,(known as USGBC-REC), is located at Sonoma Mountain Village.
Urban sprawl repair kit still leading "Reburbia" contest but being followed closely by reimagined "towers in the park"Submitted by logannash on Wed, 08/12/2009 - 12:45pm
We tweeted about Dwell Magazine's Reburbia contest earlier this week.
Thankfully, it seems clear that livability and sustainable transportation planning are part of Obama and DOT head Ray LaHood’s plan for Ameri
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.
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