Development & Implementation

CAMDEN, N.J.( NY TIMES ) — Corporations redevelop their homes all the time, but few efforts have been as closely watched...

Campbell Soup Co. to replace old blight with new blight. I am seeking comments and opinion from CNU members and staff on appropriateness of Campbell's plans.-M. McAteer ... read more »

Parlez Vous Urbanisme? Radio Canada TV reports on subtracting a freeway, adding jobs & vitality

I had the opportunity to serve as location scout for a smart reporter/photographer team from Montreal as they explored Milwaukee's experience with removing the .8 mile Park East Freeway. ... read more »

Sustainable? Not CNU's Charter Award

According to NJ State Senator Gordon's office on Sept. 15, 2009, NJ Gov. Corzine killed Smart Growth in NJ as soon as he came into office years ago, and it has been dead ever since. Sen. ... read more »

LEED-ND works well enough for now

As the local TOD-lady, I spend a lot of time trying to explain why transit needs good neighborhood development and why good neighborhood developments need transit.... read more »

Time for a Sustainable Revitalization Agenda for America's Smaller Cities

Andre Leroux, executive director of the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance, believes that New England's smaller cities hold the potential to absorb much development that could help save the region's ... read more »

Sensible Ideas from the Right on How Smart Growth and New Urbanism Save Taxpayers Money

Examples such as Reconnecting America's Conservatives and Public Transit by Robert Weyrich and Bill Lind aside, there's been a ... read more »

Boston's Asian CDC Brings Urban Vision, Fun, and Affordability to Chinatown

Every summer, Boston’s Asian Community Development Corporation has been hosting an informal grassroots Asian film festival in a vacant lot near the city’s Chinatown Gate. ... read more »

Nathan Norris from Placemakers debuts Version 2.2 of Smart Growth Schools Report Card

The Smart Growth Schools website http://www.smartgrowthschools.org/about.html is designed to make it easier for people to understand how they can improve their communities and schools by considering i ... read more »

Sustainble house in sustainable place : Urban net zero energy home by Farr Associates

This morning's Chicago Tribune has a piece on a green-built house that is noteworthy because it is u ... read more »