Transportation

Mayors Appeal to Roadway Designers at Workshop in Chicago

On Thursday, February 7, the Congress for the New Urbanism led the first of two day-long workshops for transportation professionals in Chicagoland.  More than 50 people filled a room at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) to focus on the CNU/ITE recommended practice, Designing W... read more »

An Animated Transit-Oriented Romance

Feeling like you could use a good boost of pro-transit, pro-urban romance to brighten up your day?  Go online and see Paperman (link here), an Oscar-nominated short in which a romance arises on a downtown train that looks an awful lot like Chicago's El. ... read more »

Riding Towards Sustainability: Vancouver, British Columbia’s Canada Line and the Growing Pains of the Cambie Corridor

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 »

Two Wheels, Four Seasons: Winter Cycling in Montreal, Canada

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 »