Smart Growth

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Stan Curtis: IBM’s Global Innovation Outlook

Description:  IBM’s Global Innovation Outlook View more documents from Congress for the New Urbanism. ... read more »

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Todd Litman: Where We Want To Be: Home Location Preferences And Their Implications For New Urbanism

Description:  Todd Litman of the Victoria Transportation Institute reports on the history of desirability of living locations, and how our automobile dependent society has fueled sprawl development. Mr. Litman also outlines the benefits of Smart Gro... read more »

The Sustainable, Affordable, Visitable, Edible Transect: New Modules for the SmartCode and other Development Codes

Description:  As the state of the economy worsens, the demand for smart planning is more urgent than ever. New Urbanists need coordinated ready-made tools to adapt quickly to changing economic, regulatory and environmental conditions. The framework o... read more »

Saturday Evening Plenary with Geoffrey Anderson

Description:  In this audio clip from the Saturday Evening Plenary, Geoffrey Anderson, the Executive Director of Smart Growth America, speaks profoundly on the importance of a policymaking campaign in reaching the goals of the New Urbanism and Smart ... read more »

Smart Growth Streets/Emergency Responders April 2008 Workshop

Description:  Two dozen engineers, fire marshals and planners gathered in Austin, Texas, on April 1 and 2, 2008, for the first workshop of a multi-year CNU project funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to find street design solutions enc... read more »

The State of Smart Growth: A 15-Year Retrospective

Description:  6/3/06 2:30pm-3:30pm What has worked, what has failed, what opportunities exist for the future? Panelists will give their perspectives on the successes and failures of smart growth tactics, strategies, and tools and explain how the curr... read more »

Friday Evening Plenary; Regionalism: the Third Layer of New Urbanism*

Description:  Sam Sherman, partner, New Urban Ventures, will introduce Hon. Edward G. Rendell, Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor Rendell will speak about reinventing in our urban centers, the importance of funding mass transit, and his... read more »

Opening Session

Description:  Welcome and Message from the Chairman of the Board; Welcome from the Local Host Committee and Introduction to New York: From Neighborhood to Region; Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speakers; As the Governor of Maryland and Chair... read more »

Codes College

Description:  Principles of Smartgrowth; Many communities have comprehensive plans that call for the planning strategies that have come to be known as “smart growth.” There has been much written about what that means: it boils down to compact, ... read more »

CNU 2000 Program

Description:  CNU 2000 (Portland, Oregon) taught participants about the evolving political landscape of the New Urbanist and Smart Growth movements, and how to deal with the difficult local politics of implementing New Urbanism. By coordinating with ... read more »