CNU Salons

Doing Away with the Alaskan Way

The Governor has said the Alaskan Way Viaduct must be gone by 2012. The DOT is whittling ten options down to three.

NYC proposes bike parking rules in new buildings

Check out this story about the New York City Planning Commission proposing new bike parking rules. Hallelujah! When will Chicago follow suit? Are shower requirements around the corner?

Summit study shows safer cities have more tightly networked streets

While much of the discussion of sustainability focuses on global issues like climate and resources, Norman Garrick and Wesley Marshall have focused recent resear

Lynx line is the CATS' meow

Portland’s long reign as the go-to city for great examples of what streetcar and light rail development can do may be in jeopardy.

Davidson, North Carolina offers lessons for New Urbanists

Showcasing narrow streets, a connected network and a new Form-Based Code CNU members toured Davidson, North Carolina as part of the annual CNU transportation summit. Town Planning Director J.

A new direction for the first 100 days

Transportation for America has organized a letter campaign urging President-elect Barack Obama to make transportation investment a priority in his first 100 days in

Credit crunch hastening the demise of large tract subdivisions

Economic troubles are causing home buyers and developers to reconsider the housing trends that have defined american suburbs for 50 years.

Where Walkable Encounters Affordable: Collingswood, N.J

Once largely blue collar, the 1.9-square-mile borough suffered during the 1980s and early ’90s from its proximity to Camden just to the west, and the exodus of businesses to malls.

Halloween is CNU's Favorite Holiday

"Halloween is naturally a favorite for the New Urbanist," says Steve Filmanowicz of the Congress for the New Urbanism.

TOD Projects on Bus Rapid Transit lines

I am looking for examples of TOD projects along bus rapid transit lines in a suburban neighborhood setting. Can anyone point me to some projects around the country that I can look to as examples?