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Streetfilms Takes on Highway Removal with CNU's John Norquist

The latest edition of Streetfilms' "Moving Beyond the Automobile" series takes a look at Highway Removal. CNU's John Norquist sets the stage:   ... read more »

The Nature of Cities

Cities are often derided as places of congestion, crowds and concrete. The truth is that within each of those elements reside dynamism, diversity and design. The nature of cities is to blend different environments, ideas and peoples to produce a mixture of places for exchange and interaction. ... read more »

Stimulus grant puts NYC’s Moynihan Station on the right track

Last week, federal transportation secretary Ray LaHood announced $1.5 billion worth of grants to assist 51 pending transportation projects in 41 states and the District of Columbia.  None will be ... read more »

Green Metropolis: David Owen's Urban Manifesto

It's not news to the CNU audience that rural utopias usually aren't as environmentally benign as they seem, while urban places - compact, walkable cities, suburbs, and towns - encourage lifestyles tha ... read more »

New York-to-A.C. trains start Feb. 6

New York-to-A.C. trains start Feb. 6 By Paul Nussbaum Inquirer Staff Writer ... read more »

yes, a city can get families

Some people have argued that even if compact cities are terrific at attracting single people, they will never attract well-off families. But an article in today's N.Y, Times (at http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/23/nyregion/23kid.html) suggests that if a city is attractive enough and compact enough, i... read more »