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.
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
Even if they stopped building sprawl tomorrow, it will still be with us for decades. "We have to live with it."
"You really need to know who you’re speaking to."
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."
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
Last week I wrote the first installment of my miniseries about Cincinnati’s remarkable Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.
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"Submitted by Michael McAteer on Thu, 06/04/2009 - 9:55am
Google Earth Map Location and Transportation Assets of an Entire City Declared "In Need of Redevelopment"
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