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Dr. Lawrence Frank: Climate Change and Health Impacts of Transportation Network Design

Description:  Climate Change and Health Impacts of Transportation Network Design View more presentations from Congress for the New Urbanism. ... read more »

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Andy Mortenson: Measuring Transportation Connectivity by RDI

Description:  Andy Mortenson-Measuring Transportation Connectivity by RDI View more documents from Congress for the New Urbanism. ... read more »

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John Norquist: Emergency Response and Street Design Initiative

Description:  John Norquist, CNU's President and CEO outlines the importance of narrower, interconnected street networks, and how connectivity, ranging from the regional scale to the local neighborhood, block and street scale is contrary to common th... read more »

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Rick Hall: To Walk or Not to Walk

Description:  Rick Hall analyzes the economic, health and environmental implications of creating pedestrian friendly, walkable neighborhoods. While recognizing the importance of walkability to the overall effort of healthy urban development, Mr. Hal... read more »

New Street Typologies/New Street Types

Description:  As communities turn from sprawl towards retrofitting existing districts and corridors, misfits between street and land use types often compromise livability, sustainability, and economic development. Learn how some cities have responded... read more »

Why we need Sustainable Transportation Networks (STN)

Description:  The current economic crisis and the reality of global climate change require that we work hard at getting the most out of our existing transportation infrastructure. This session continues the CNU Initiative for Sustainable Transportati... read more »

Optimizing Urban Structure: Toward an Integrated New Urbanist Model

Description:  Urban structuring must optimize access, exchange, retail, ‘Movement Economy’, and public transport from neighborhoods to regions and their centers. But modern impediments include America’s ‘Functional Classification’ road syst... read more »