CNU Salons

Smart Growth America: Twenty Ways to Spend the Stimulus

Smart Growth America, an ally of CNU in the fight for creating a sustainable infrastructure, recently released a document outlining the twenty way

Obama administration announces cabinet-level partnership for sustainable communities

This is awesome. Here is an excerpt from yesterday’s joint press release:

Suburban housing: a cheaper alternative?

For those who think a suburban life offers a cheaper alternative to urban living, think again.

Urbanist, or just urban? A community coming together in East Hollywood

I spend what is probably way too much time pondering whether there is a difference between "urbanist" and "urban," and whether there should be.

The Delicious Omelette of Urbanism: Incisive Post at Planetizen

Planetizen managing editor Tim Halbur posted some words of wisdom at that site last week in response to a Kunstlercast in which Jim Kunstler's co-ho

SUSPEND HOPE VI

SUSPEND HOPE VI

TIME Magazine: Recycling Suburbia is #2 "Idea Changing the World Right Now"

TIME Magazine recently released its list of the “10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now,” highlighting some of the progressive ideas reshaping the face of our global economy.

Campbell's Soup's New World Headquarters, in Camden, New Jersey moves forward.

Campbell's Soup's new Charter violating World Headquarters, in Camden, New Jersey moves forward.

Railway carriage charm: has high-speed rail’s moment arrived?

With very few exceptions, city-to-city travel in the US by rail is, if available at all, generally slow and inconvenient outside of the Northeast.

What to do with dying shopping malls

Fifty years after it was first conceptualized, the American shopping mall is dying off.