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Early Press Coverage of CNU XVI

CNU received a warm welcome from the local media as attendees are arriving in Austin. Follow the links below for some of the early coverage. The Austin Chronicle, March 28, 2008 ... read more »

Canons for Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism on line at cnu.org/canons

Elizabeth Moule, Stefanos Polyzoides and I presented a document at the Green Council that was intended to serve as a lesser companion to the Charter in the area of green urbanism and ... read more »

Sustainable Urbanism: Stapleton, CO Featured in WSJ

Shelly Banjo's piece in the Wall Street Journal focuses on new communities that strive to be 'green' and reduce sprawl. ... read more »

WSJ: Americans Consuming Less Gasoline

For the first time in 16 years (excluding the time after Hurricane Katrina), U.S. gasoline consumption has declined from the previous year. ... read more »

New Urbanism Primer in Lifestyle Magazine

Lifestyle Magazine has a nice feature on the basics of new urbanism. ... read more »

Providence Continues its Transformation Through New Urbanist Principles

Despite rampant decay and population loss only fifteen years ago, Providence, RI today stands as a model for ... read more »

Suburbia’s March to Oblivion New York Times February 23, 2008

THE mortgage crisis has put “for sale” signs in front of houses across the country — including so-called McMansions — the large, expensive, often tasteless homes that have taken up so much sub ... read more »

Urban Living in Demand, While Sprawl Shows Signs of Decay

Chris Leinberger's recent article in the Atlantic Monthly discusses the decay of conventional suburbs and the change in the way Americans ... read more »

SmartCode Soars in Pass Christian -- and Hits Hiccup in Gulfport

Whether the setting is the recovering coastal areas of Mississippi and Louisiana or anywhere else for that matter, if your goal is to turn inspiring plans for renewed neighborhoods of walkable, mixed- ... read more »

Wall Street Journal on VMT, Energy, Sprawl

Wall Street Journal transportation columnist Joseph White just wrote an interesting piece on Vehicle Miles Traveled in America. ... read more »