In the News

Serenbe agri-village: green, charming and rural.. or is that exurban?

A travel feature in the Sunday NYT on Serenbe not only caught the attention of new urbanists -- it's currently the Times third ... read more »

Urban churches foster a sense of community

In Texas newsmagazine The Baptist Standard, reporter Robert Dilday discusses how churches are beginning to take advantage of the qualities of New Urbanism. ... read more »

New Urbanists see ally in HUD Secretary Donovan

Shaun Donovan set out an impressive agenda for HUD at his speech last week to the NYU Furman Center ... read more »

Obama: Days of sprawl 'are over'

President Obama set the New Urbanist world ablaze with one sentence out of an hour-long town hall meeting in Fort Myers, Fla.: ... read more »

Harvard Study: Happiness is contagious, spreading among friends, neighbors, siblings and spouses...

Feb 8, 2009, Harvard Study: Happiness is contagious, spreading among friends, neighbors, siblings and spouses... ... read more »

Madison Magazine: The New New Urbanism

Madison, Wisconsin and new urbanism, as profiled by Madison Magazine, are proving to be a perf ... read more »

In the News: Charrette produces ideas, enthusiasm for Brewery District

Charrette produces ideas, enthusiasm for Brewery District by Kevin LeMaster from Soapbox Cincinnati ... read more »

Hope Flourishes With Camden Prison Closed

After years of requests, the state is preparing to close the prison. ... read more »

Ten Most Enlightened Suburbs - Models for the Future

At UTNE Reader Peter Katz and Jay Walljasper outline ten North American communities that are defying the notion of "suburb." ... read more »

Retool America's Post-Oil Economy: CNU's Dan Solomon nails new "national purpose" in San Francisco Chronicle

In yesterday's San Francisco Chronicle, CNU co-founder Dan Solomon writes that the US has both the need ... read more »