John Norquist

John Norquist's Letter to Editor (Chicago Tribune) on Highway Maintenance

In "Bad transportation policy, at a price," Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Chapman appropriately bemoans the federal funding of highway expansion over maintenance. Federal funding favors spectacular expansion projects with attendant ribbon cuttings over routine inspection and maintenance that can h... read more »

Norquist Discusses Urban Renewal in Upstate New York

CNU President John Norquist was a featured speaker at an urban policy seminar entitled "Can Upstate Cities Save Themsleves," held in Albany in early June. Upstate cities, such as Albany, Rochester, and Buffalo continue to age drastically, while losing jobs and population. As violent crime continues... read more »

Norquist in Toronto: Tear Down the Gardiner

John Norquist promotes a bolder vision for Toronto through a reexamination of their waterfront freeway. 'Tear down the Gardiner' By ROB GRANATSTEIN The man who spearheaded tearing down Milwaukee's elevated waterfront expressway came to Toronto with his wrecking ball this week. ... read more »

John Norquist Speaks in Glasgow

Rethink needed on Clyde regeneration, says US expert Glasgow Herald GERRY BRAIDEN March 13 2007 The vision for the regeneration of the Clyde will need to be re-worked if it's not to become an opportunity lost, a leading US expert in urban renewal has warned. ... read more »