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The Evolution of Tysons Corner

Community leaders of Tysons Corner, Virginia, once a poster-perfect example of an 'edge city', have increasingly been seeking strategies to create a more walkable pedestrian-friendly form of urbanism ... read more »

Garrison Keillor in the International Herald Tribune: "At $5 a gallon, we'll start telling stories again"

In a recent Op-ed in the International Herald Tribune, Garrison Keillor writes: "The fantasy of comfortable vagabondage lies deep within each one of us, though, and once, 30 years ago, driving a GMC m ... read more »

California Adopts State-wide Policy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

James Temple, of the San Francisco Chronicle, writes about one of the first state-level global warming plans to get serious about emission. ... read more »

Environmental-Minded Limits on Growth Can Actually Fuel Climate Change

In a recent article found in the San Francisco Chronicle, John King discusses the impact that global warming holds on the Bay Area. ... read more »

Rising gas prices provide a good start to 2030 Challenge

Doug Farr’s 2030 Challenge, issued at CNU XVI just three months ago, requi ... read more »

Defunct Airport Becomes A "Green" Wonderland

In this article from the Rocky Mountain News, Maria Cote writes about the development of walkable towns in Northeast Denver's Stapleton Community. ... read more »

Energy Costs in the Distant Suburbs

In this article from the New York Times, Peter Goodman touches upon the notion that city life, which can be unappealing to some, is now becoming more practical, particularly to those who no longer wan ... read more »

CNU on CNN: Norquist Touts Location Efficiency on "Issue #1"

As Americans are rousted from our collective 50-year torpor by ever-rising gasoline prices, newspapers and television stations around the country are finally realizing what we've known for a long t ... read more »

The Housing Bubble Collapses Inward

In an article for Standard and Poor’s, economist David Stiff argues that the trend of rapid outward urbanization prevalent during the housing bubble may not return with as much vigor, even as the re ... read more »

Demographic Changes, High Gasoline Prices Fuel Demand for Urban Living

In a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, Jonathan Karp suggests that rising fuel costs and a desire to abandon the suburban culture of the previous half-century is causing both baby boomers and ... read more »