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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 »

WorldChanging: Failing Malls and the New Urbanist Solution

In this article by WorldChanging contributor Morgan Greenseth, New Urbanism is tagged as a creative solution to the wave of failing malls across the country. ... read more »

The Nation to Congress: "Make Freddie and Fannie Go Green"

In a recent article in The Nation, Brent Blackwelder & James S. Henry explain why lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should view the current mortgage crisis as an opportunity for positive change. ... read more »

CMAP's Regional Indicators Workshops in Northeastern Illinois

The Regional Indicators Project is part of CMAP’s innovative GO TO ... read more »

The Unraveling of the Suburban Fringe

BusinessWeek reports: "Annual price changes in most of the largest metro areas, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, followed a similar pattern: Values were most stable within a 10-mile radius of the center of the city... read more »