I recently ran across a terrific post on T. Caine's sustainability blog Intercon extolling climate change policy to get on the smart growth bandwagon.
To restart the economy while saving the planet, the Congress for the New Urbanism advocates traditional neighborhoods for all
BY KATHERINE GREGOR
CNU's annual Congress proved to be just what the real estate, planning, and development fields needed — and what the journalists and bloggers who cover those fields were asking for too.
NY Times: Atlanta becoming the first major city to knock down all it's Public Housing. Concentrating poverty very destructive."Submitted by Michael McAteer on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 8:32pm
Atlanta is nearing a very different record: becoming the first major city to knock them ( Public Housing )all down.
For the most part, the climate change establishment - whether in government, industry, or the environmental community - has ignored the potential of land use strategies to provide significant reductio
This is not your father's DOT.
Camden's Riverfront State Prison,as of yesterday, had exactly 30 inmates - down from 1,100 last year. In January, Gov.
Revitalizing Cincinnati's Historic Over-the-Rhine (Part 3 - Exciting Progress Portends a National Model)Submitted by Kaid Benfield on Mon, 06/15/2009 - 1:43pm
This was going to be the final installment of my miniseries about Cincinnati's remarkable Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, but I'm on too much of a roll to finish today.
For a fascinating look at how CNU is lobbying Congress to enact a wholesale transformation of highway funding formulas, to solve sprawl, read this report from the CNU17 session.
Any one know where I can find a video to send someone to get a sense of past projects. This is so someone can understand more of what I am talking about without having to travel. Thanks