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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 »

Sustainable Communities '08: experts in the field discuss the future of cities

A handful of leading innovators and experts in the field of sustainability met for a unique one-day seminar on September 26 to explore the juncture of ecology and urbanism and discuss the future of su ... read more »

CNU's Freeways Without Futures list boosts online interest in teardowns

CNU's list of "Freeways Without Futures" has gotten quite a bit of web coverage since its release last week. ... read more »

Sustainable Communities '08 honors Sim Van Der Ryn

Sim Van Der Ryn accepted CNU's Athena Medal at the Sustainable Communities '08 symposium in San Francisco on Friday. ... read more »

High Gas Prices means questioning the "Drive 'til you Qualify" Syndrome

The front page of the Chicago Tribune Metro Section had an article highlighting the Center for Neighborhood Technology's research linking housing affordability and transportation. ... read more »