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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 »

NPR Takes a Peek at How New Daleville is doing

This morning NPR had a piece updating Witold Rybinsky's book that he talked about at CNU XV called "Last Harvest" Longtime CNU member and CNU XV host Jason Duckworth is quoted at length. ... read more »

Nation's First Anti-Sprawl Legislation Adopted in California

L.A. Times: "California is about to adopt the nation's first legislation to control planet-warming gases by curbing sprawl. ... read more »

Dallas insulated from housing downturn?

In a story on NPR's "Morning Edition", Dallas-area realtor Jeff Updike suggests that much of Texas's residential real estate market has been insulated from the recent downturn, because of a more cauti ... read more »

New York Times Health: Highways Linked to Preterm Births

A recent Canadian study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has found that "compared with living in a wealthy neighborhood farther away, living in a wealthy neighborhood with ... read more »

Washington Post, Obama Highlight Smart Growth

According to this Washington Post Editorial, "the silver lining in the spike in gasoline prices is that it has focused the public on the links among global warming, sustainable communities and transpo ... read more »