cities

The Geography of Carbon Emissions from Driving, with Maps

The Center for Neighborhood Technology is releasing today a new series of GIS-based maps show ... read more »

Why the housing slump hasn't hit New York or San Francisco

Interesting article in today's New York Times Magazine at http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/06/realestate/keymagazine/406Lede-t.html?... ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 12: Duany on cities vs. suburbs

This afternoon, Andres Duany spoke about the relationship between cities and suburbs. ... read more »

yes, a city can get families

Some people have argued that even if compact cities are terrific at attracting single people, they will never attract well-off families. But an article in today's N.Y, Times (at http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/23/nyregion/23kid.html) suggests that if a city is attractive enough and compact enough, i... read more »

Kotkin bashes urbanism

Joel Kotkin is one of America’s most prolific commentators on urban affairs. At first glance, he appears to support something very much like New Urbanism. According to one newspaper story quoted on Kotkin’s website, he favors “suburbs that are not defined by sprawl but a sense of community.... read more »