planning

CNU on CNN: Norquist Touts Location Efficiency on "Issue #1"

As Americans are rousted from our collective 50-year torpor by ever-rising gasoline prices, newspapers and television stations around the country are finally realizing what we've known for a long t ... read more »

Nutter speech inspires city planners. Friday, June 20, Philadelphia Inquirer

In the first major policy speech of his five-month-old administration, Mayor Nutter presented a pitch-perfect vision on a subject that rarely gets people's hearts racing: planning and zoning...That Nu ... read more »

John Norquist: We Should Build Cities Like Pizza

CNU President and CEO John Norquist lectured at Columbus State University on May 14 to a crowd of over 200. ... read more »

CNU XVI – The Art and Science of Great Streets

One of the many good things about CNU XVI was that there was so much going on, so many good panels, that it was easy to find interesting topics about which to write. ... read more »

From Austin to Evanston, is 'Loose Tower Disease' spreading?

A contentious debate is under way in my hometown, Evanston, Illinois, where developers James Klutznick and Tim Anderson propose building a new condominium tower downtown across Church Street from the ... read more »

CNU/ITE manual is a map through paradigm shift

Friday’s concurrent session, CNU and the ITE Manual, asked a simple question: Can new urbanists work with engineers to ... read more »

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 »

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 »

Suburbia’s March to Oblivion New York Times February 23, 2008

THE mortgage crisis has put “for sale” signs in front of houses across the country — including so-called McMansions — the large, expensive, often tasteless homes that have taken up so much sub ... read more »

Campbell Soup says it's determined to stay in Camden. Sprawling Office Campus plans ignore transportation assets.

Campbell Soup, the last Fortune 500 company in Camden, suffered a severe blow to its plans to create a 110-acre office park on the Admiral Wilson Boulevard when a judge invalidated its development pla ... read more »