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Two Years Later: Displaced Gulf Coast Residents 'Stuck and Suicidal'

The controversial aftermath of hurricane Katrina has been widely documented - a delayed response from FEMA and charges of racism against the government from affected locals. Two years later many displaced citizens are forced to live in FEMA trailers that offer little comfort or sense of community. ... read more »

Interview with Ellen Dunham-Jones

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution just ran an interview with CNU Board Member and Georgia Tech Architecture Program Director Ellen Dunham-Jones. ... read more »

New Urbanism Growing in St. Louis Region

Though it took some time to get going, New Urbanist projects in the sprawling metropolitan St. Louis are slowly densifying the area and lessening automobile-dependence. A St. ... read more »

Anthony Flint on Massachusetts' "Fix-It-First" Infrastructure Policy

Anthony Flint, of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, has an interesting < a href="http://anthonyflint.net/blog/">blog worth checking out. He is a former writer for the Boston Globe and author of the book "This Land: The Battle Over Sprawl and the Future of America." In light of the Minnea... read more »

Camden's 18 yr. old Craig Bazan's "Hamlet on the Street," Top "You Tube" Video Week Two: 250,000 views, 1,000 comments.

"Non illegitimus carborundum est" As CNU moves closer to understanding and addressing the inner city, a proud taste of the inner city from Camden, NJ. www.Youtube.com top video pick of the week. ( 3 minutes) ... read more »

Southern California Missing the Point on Global Warming

Rick Cole, 2007 Charter Award juror and city manager of Ventura, CA, writes a poigniant criticism in the Los Angeles Times of Southern California's planning techniques and environmental strategies. The state remains overwelmingly suburban and auto-centric, and while some developers try to densify L... read more »

New deadline for Campbell Soup

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 By JIM WALSH Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN City council and the Camden Redevelopment Agency moved Tuesday to extend a key deadline for a controversial redevelopment project at the headquarters of Campbell Soup Co. ... read more »

Wealthy towns must have affordable homes

Rich communities should not be allowed to outsource their obligation to provide affordable housing. A plan to stop packing affordable housing into cities is running into opposition from New Jersey League of Municipalities members. Contending the organization is concerned about urban areas losing reh... read more »

The proposed Campbell Soup Co. expansion became more convoluted Thursday. NU's, please provide POV on CP Forum

Friday, July 27, 2007 By EILEEN STILWELL Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN The proposed Campbell Soup Co. expansion and the future of the historic Sears Building became more convoluted Thursday with the cancellation of a special city planning board meeting. ... read more »

New report demonstrates premium from walkable mixed use, mixed income development

23rd July 2007 — Press Release A new report, Valuing Sustainable Urbanism, suggests that the government’s target of 3 million news homes by 2020 need not result in sprawl and environmental damage if we build walkable, mixed use, mixed income developments instead of car-dependent housing estate... read more »