economic development

A Return to Detroit's Roots

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid. CNU and Global Site Plans recently teamed up to syndicate Grid content, as its contingent of writers presents a view on the opportunities and issues of urbanization all across the world. CNU will carry select posts from the Grid dire... read more »

Honolulu Commuters Want Your Input: What are Your Rail Station Must-Haves?

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid. CNU and Global Site Plans recently teamed up to syndicate Grid content, as its contingent of writers presents a view on the opportunities and issues of urbanization all across the world. CNU will carry select posts from the Grid dire... read more »

To Plant Ideas and Let Them Grow: Prinzessinengarten, Berlin

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid. CNU and Global Site Plans recently teamed up to syndicate Grid content, as its contingent of writers presents a view on the opportunities and issues of urbanization all across the world. CNU will carry select posts from the Grid dire... read more »

Taking the Alternative Route to Redevelopment: Lyndale Gardens in Richfield, Minnesota

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid. CNU and Global Site Plans recently teamed up to syndicate Grid content, as its contingent of writers presents a view on the opportunities and issues of urbanization all across the world. CNU will carry select posts from the Grid direc... read more »

From a Green Bow for Attica, Towards a Green Belt for Athens

The following post comes courtesy of Global Site Plans' The Grid. CNU and Global Site Plans recently teamed up to syndicate Grid content, as its contingent of writers presents a view on the opportunities and issues of urbanization all across the world. CNU will carry select posts from the Grid direc... read more »

Sprawl and Postwar Growth

I just read the "Curbside Chat" booklet on the Strong Towns blog and found one observation that surprised me.  The booklet notes that after World War II, there was some public concern about the possibility of another Great Depression, "but another 'spatial fix' prevented that from happening... ... read more »

National Call-In Day for Transportation Bill - Call Today and Make Your Voice Heard

Attention to all of our loyal CNU members; today is the National Call-In Day for a Transportation Bill. At this very moment, the House of Representatives and Senate Conference Committees are meeting to develop a final transportation bill. ... read more »

Taking revitalization to the next level: Denver’s Living City Block

The Living City Block is an ambitious project in Denver’s LoDo (Lower Downtown) to demonstrate the potential of combining environmentally conscious business and economic development with revitalizat ... read more »