CNU Salons

Recommend the walking tours!

I took the 3-hour driving tour of Denver at #CNU17 today, and it was wonderful to get out into all the traditional older neighborhoods with wonderful character and architecture.

#CNU17 In Search of a Vision for High-Speed Rail

Here's a change New Urbanists can believe in: The new stimulus program gives 40 percent of the transportation money to rail, and only 60 percent to highways. This is a real shift

#CNU17 Repairing Sprawl in Just a Few (Easy?) Steps

Even if they stopped building sprawl tomorrow, it will still be with us for decades. "We have to live with it."

Marketing Sustainable Communities – Survivalists on the Rise

"You really need to know who you’re speaking to."

#cnu17 Lizz Plater-Zyberk on Coping With Climate Change

The climate change discussion always makes Lizz Plater-Zyberk think of two different aphorisms, she said Wednesday during the DPZ pre-Congress workshop on "Settlements for the 21st Century."

Comprehensive Planning Session

Interesting presentation by Gianni Longo, of ACP Visioning & Planning, and staff and consultants in other cities going through the comp plan process. My notes from the session. #CNU17

Revitalizing Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine (Part 2 - the Neighborhood's Assets)

Last week I wrote the first installment of my miniseries about Cincinnati’s remarkable Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.

Climate Action Plans: Seeking cities integrating land-use planning

I'm looking for examples of cities that are doing a good job of integrating land-use planning and transportation planning into their municipal climate-action plans. Austin is not!

See a Google Earth Map, Location and Transportation Assets of an Entire City Declared "In Need of Redevelopment"

Google Earth Map Location and Transportation Assets of an Entire City Declared "In Need of Redevelopment"

Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine, On the Verge

Cincinnati’s historic and very centrally located Over-the-Rhine neighborhood is poised to become one of America’s greatest revitalization stories, in the process creating a national exemplar of gr