CNU Salons

Obama: Days of sprawl 'are over'

President Obama set the New Urbanist world ablaze with one sentence out of an hour-long town hall meeting in Fort Myers, Fla.:

Harvard Study: Happiness is contagious, spreading among friends, neighbors, siblings and spouses...

Feb 8, 2009, Harvard Study: Happiness is contagious, spreading among friends, neighbors, siblings and spouses...

Kunstler's advice to Obama: Work with CNU to stimulate overlooked downtowns

Fresh off his appearance in the New Yorker as a guide to the future — he'd argue near future — dislocations of the post-peak-oil landscape, Jim

Doomsday as an Opportunity?

If you've read James Howard Kunstler, you are familiar with his doomsday scenario.

Madison Magazine: The New New Urbanism

Madison, Wisconsin and new urbanism, as profiled by Madison Magazine, are proving to be a perf

A mass transit dilemma: Ridership up, funds down.

Public transport systems are reeling from an economic crisis that has dried up tax revenue and blown gaps in state budgets. They are having to raise fares and cut services.

By Richard Fausset

Use the Stimulus to Make Transportation More Like the Internet: John Norquist in Planetizen

While the Obama Administration is readying to harness the power of the internet and social media, it should put the same principles to work to improve our transportation systems with the stimulus bill

Communities battle 'unfair' housing rule

Five well-heeled South Jersey communities continue to fight a state plan to create nearly 4,000 affordable housing units in the next nine years.In July, Gov. Jon S.