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Too Much of a Good Thing : Report Finds None of Alaskan Way Plans are Pedestrian Friendly

A new report by Gehl Architects from Denmark finds that none of the replacement options for the Alaskan Way Viaduct are pedestrian friendly. The reason the Gehl folks cite is rather surprising. ... read more »

Newsweek: Is the Mall Dead?

This recent article in Newsweek questions how appropriate the construction of a new megamall, named Xanadu, outside of New York City really is. ... read more »

Chicago Sun-Times: "Save money and the planet: try walking."

The Chicago Homes section of the Chicago Sun-Times highlights the benefits of walkable neighborhoods and new urbanism ... read more »

The New Geographers and their Plan for America

Rick Cole over at Newgeography.com has put together a sustainable future for America. ... read more »

News Findings Support the Case for Boulevards in Seattle

Cary Moon and Julia Parrett over at the People's Waterfront Coalition have just sent out their weekly update, and it is exciting indeed. ... read more »

Credit crunch hastening the demise of large tract subdivisions

Economic troubles are causing home buyers and developers to reconsider the housing trends that have defined american suburbs for 50 years. ... read more »

Halloween is CNU's Favorite Holiday

"Halloween is naturally a favorite for the New Urbanist," says Steve Filmanowicz of the Congress for the New Urbanism. ... read more »

Reinventing the California Dream

New Urbanist Rick Cole, currently the city manager of Ventura, CA, recently wrote an op-ed piece about restoring luster to the Golden Sta ... read more »

Tempe, AZ Finding Success Through Downtown Development

In the shadows of sprawling Phoenix, Tempe, Arizona - an educational and job center - is embracing new urbanist principles in its downtown core. ... read more »

Call on Obama, McCain to discuss transportation at the final presidential debate!

Transportation for America has issued a call for answers on how the presidential candidates plan to address transportation issues. Sign on before 1:00 p.m. ... read more »