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Narrow Streets and the Fire Truck: Workshop reveals common ground

When you dial 911, you don’t really care how the emergency responders reach you, so long as they do. ... read more »

CNU XVI – Conservatives & the New Urbanism: Can’t we all get along?

I went to watch fireworks, maybe even fisticuffs, but instead a group hug broke out. ... read more »

John Norquist, Hank Ditmar preview CNU XVI themes

Austin welcomes the 16th annual CNU Congress to town. And it seems the timing couldn't be better, both for Austin and for the big themes in sustainability. ... read more »

CNU XVI – Retail Recipes: Finding what sells

We’ve all seen the pretty pictures and heard the gushing stories about wonderful New Urbanist communities. ... read more »

All Aboard: Streetcars a good fit for New Urbanism

Streetcars aren’t means of moving people as much as they’re tools to leverage good urbanism and help preserve the city’s existing urban form. ... read more »

CNU XVI - Wednesday Plenary: Warnings and Honors

Austin Mayor Will Wynn has a problem standing still, in real life and on the issue of climate change. ... read more »

CNU NextGen: The congress before the Congress

CNU XVI opened officially on Wednesday night, and things really kick into high gear on Thursday, but a dedicated and diverse group of planners, ... read more »

Early Press Coverage of CNU XVI

CNU received a warm welcome from the local media as attendees are arriving in Austin. Follow the links below for some of the early coverage. The Austin Chronicle, March 28, 2008 ... read more »

Follow CNU XVI as It Happens at the Congress Blog

Regardless of whether you're attending CNU XVI or not, you can follow along by checking the live Congress ... read more »