CNU Salons

Forbes Reports: "America's Most Fuel-Efficient Neighborhoods"

Forbes: "With the national average price of gasoline topping $4 a gallon, it's a propitious time to make the case for gas-sipping neighborhoods.

Suburban Office Space Losing Occupancy and Value

In a recent article from the Chicago Tribune, Robert Manor writes about the decline in desirable office space in the suburbs, and therefore the value of that space overall.

American Chambers of Commerce: Sustainable Economic Development

In an article recently published in the ACCE Journal, Scott Polikov approaches the idea of how to achieve sustainable development and what it means for chamber executives who are working to increase t

Density: The Final Frontier

An unusually prominent article on the front page of Monday's Wall Street Journal chronicles Mike McKeever, Sacramento's head of regional planning's campaign to bring density and "blue print" planning

Housing Market Continued: Beat the Gasoline Prices

In the San Diego Business Journal, Ned Randolph continues to write about the high prices in gasoline and how moving closer to work can help beat the issue.

Environmental Capital: Pricey Gas Drives People to Move

In this recent article, Keith Johnson from the Wall Street Journal writes about the pricey gas rates and how it has sparked the move of many Americans.

The Evolution of Tysons Corner

Community leaders of Tysons Corner, Virginia, once a poster-perfect example of an 'edge city', have increasingly been seeking strategies to create a more walkable pedestrian-friendly form of urbanism

New Urbanism and Campus Plans

I would like to share an example of a very interesting comprehensive plan – not for a city but for a large university campus that sprawls over six municipal jurisdictions and a good part of the coun

Garrison Keillor in the International Herald Tribune: "At $5 a gallon, we'll start telling stories again"

In a recent Op-ed in the International Herald Tribune, Garrison Keillor writes: "The fantasy of comfortable vagabondage lies deep within each one of us, though, and once, 30 years ago, driving a GMC m

California Adopts State-wide Policy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

James Temple, of the San Francisco Chronicle, writes about one of the first state-level global warming plans to get serious about emission.