planning

New Urbanists see ally in HUD Secretary Donovan

Shaun Donovan set out an impressive agenda for HUD at his speech last week to the NYU Furman Center ... read more »

Teams Meet to Plan Atlanta’s Future for Healthy Aging

Continuing the Atlanta Regional Comission Charrette a panel of experts from the National Center of Healthy Aging, the Wesley Woods Geriatric Center and the Department of Community Health discussed ba ... read more »

Doomsday as an Opportunity?

If you've read James Howard Kunstler, you are familiar with his doomsday scenario. ... read more »

Communities battle 'unfair' housing rule

Five well-heeled South Jersey communities continue to fight a state plan to create nearly 4,000 affordable housing units in the next nine years.In July, Gov. Jon S. ... read more »

NYC DOT Commissioner Jeanette's Sadik Khan's streets reforms lauded

This New York article highlights Jeanette Sadik-Khan's reforms on the Streets of New York. ... read more »

New Urbanist advice for Obama

President-elect Obama is asking Americans to submit ideas for his administration. New Urban News is taking him up on that offer. ... read more »

NYC proposes bike parking rules in new buildings

Check out this story about the New York City Planning Commission proposing new bike parking rules. Hallelujah! When will Chicago follow suit? Are shower requirements around the corner? ... read more »

Davidson, North Carolina offers lessons for New Urbanists

Showcasing narrow streets, a connected network and a new Form-Based Code CNU members toured Davidson, North Carolina as part of the annual CNU transportation summit. Town Planning Director J. ... read more »

The Time-for-Space Squeeze by Ronald Brownstein National Journal Magazine Aug 2, 2008

America would not look the way it does if our metropolitan areas had been built in an era of $4 per gallon gasoline. ... read more »

CMAP's Regional Indicators Workshops in Northeastern Illinois

The Regional Indicators Project is part of CMAP’s innovative GO TO ... read more »