CNU Salons

Tax greenfield development, subsidize infill

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.

Compact, Climate-Friendly, Competitive: Coverage from Austin Chronicle

To restart the economy while saving the planet, the Congress for the New Urbanism advocates traditional neighborhoods for all

BY KATHERINE GREGOR

CNU 17: the reviews roll in (and so do the presentations)

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."

Atlanta is nearing a very different record: becoming the first major city to knock them ( Public Housing )all down.

New numbers prove smart growth reduces CO2, cost-effectively

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

Camden's riverfront prison yields to redevelopment. 6/18 Update. Officially empty. Last Inmate Gone

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)

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.

Solving Sprawl with Highway Funding

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.

Video to get a sense of new urbanism projects

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