CNU Salons

Rising gas prices provide a good start to 2030 Challenge

Doug Farr’s 2030 Challenge, issued at CNU XVI just three months ago, requi

Defunct Airport Becomes A "Green" Wonderland

In this article from the Rocky Mountain News, Maria Cote writes about the development of walkable towns in Northeast Denver's Stapleton Community.

All that (and much less) in a gallon of milk?

The June 30 edition of the New York Times saw fit to print news of a major step forward for both the lactose tolerant and efforts to reduce vehicle miles traveled: Costco and Wal-Mart are using

Energy Costs in the Distant Suburbs

In this article from the New York Times, Peter Goodman touches upon the notion that city life, which can be unappealing to some, is now becoming more practical, particularly to those who no longer wan

CNU on CNN: Norquist Touts Location Efficiency on "Issue #1"

As Americans are rousted from our collective 50-year torpor by ever-rising gasoline prices, newspapers and television stations around the country are finally realizing what we've known for a long t

New to the Affordability Initiative!

As part of our Affordability Initiative, Congress for the New Urbanism is beginning a continuing series on various issues in affordable housing.

Energy Prices Spurring "Reversal of Desirability"

Great article by Peter Goodman in today's New York Times, "Rethinking the Country

EPA grant is now official

I'm pleased to say that the U.S.

The Housing Bubble Collapses Inward

In an article for Standard and Poor’s, economist David Stiff argues that the trend of rapid outward urbanization prevalent during the housing bubble may not return with as much vigor, even as the re

Nutter speech inspires city planners. Friday, June 20, Philadelphia Inquirer

In the first major policy speech of his five-month-old administration, Mayor Nutter presented a pitch-perfect vision on a subject that rarely gets people's hearts racing: planning and zoning...That Nu