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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 »

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 »