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CNU Report on Emergency Response & Street Design, 2009

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CNU, fire marshals, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are working together to create connected networks of traditional streets that work equally well for pedestrians, traffic, and emergency response access. Learn how these streets save lives, improve... read more »

Assessment of Transportation Needs for Buffalo's Waterfront Redevelopment

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Transportation engineer Lucinda Gibson reviewed existing travel patterns along the Route 5 corridor and concluded that a surface boulevard option with an at-grade bridge will not only handle traffic volumes but also improve traffic circulation along Buffalo’s... read more »

Alaskan Way Viaduct: Analysis of No-replacement Option

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Transportation engineers Norman Marshall and Lucinda Gibson of Smart Mobility conducted a review of WSDOT's analysis of a 'no-replacement' option for the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Marshall and Gibson found significant flaws in the analysis, including the use of exag... read more »

"Urban Sprawl and Delayed Ambulance Arrival in the U.S."

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This study published in the November 2009 edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine definitively links suburban sprawl development with longer emergency response times. Authors Matthew J. Trowbridge, MD, Matthew Gurka, PhD, and Robert E. O'Connor, ... read more »

Marcy McInelly: Oregon Transportation Summit 2009

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Marcy McInelly, chair of CNU's Project for Transportation Reform, spoke at the Oregon Transportation Summit in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 11, 2009. Her presentation, which highlighted the strong links between street design and safety, and touted both the CNU/ITE ... read more »

CNU's proposed International Fire Code amendments

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The Emergency Response & Street Design Initiative team developed a proposed amendment to Section 503 of the International Fire Code and a proposed new appendix to the code, and submitted them to the International Code Council on June 1, 2009. This is part ... read more »

Parking Study: Norman Garrick and Wesley Marshall

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Attached is a new study showing the benefits of street parking on main streets by CNU Board member Norman Garrick and Wesley Marshall both of the University of Connecticut. Date:  ... read more »

Design Guidance for Great Streets: Addressing Context Sensitivity for Major Urban Streets

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This paper presents the progress of a joint project of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Congress for the New Urbanism. Together, the two organizations are working to prepare guidance for context sensitive design of major urban streets, drawing... read more »

Parking Management Tech Sheet

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Parking Management Tech Sheet Date:  May 31, 2001 ... read more »

2005 CNU Transportation Summit Report

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Toward a New Urbanist Transportation Agenda Date:  June 7, 2006 ... read more »