Robert Steuteville is editor of Public Square: A CNU Journal and senior communications adviser for the Congress for the New Urbanism.
Mingling of people and cars at slow speeds is efficient and pedestrian-friendly, according to a University of Connecticut study.
The social village has withered in the US, according to The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community, by Marc Dunkelman. How do we restore it?
Today marks the launch of CNU’s latest effort, an online journal to illuminate and cultivate best practices in urbanism in the US and beyond.
Influential words from the most influential writer on urban planning in modern times
When Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005, aid for the region arrived in all shapes and sizes from across the US.
How many times have you heard someone say, dismissively, "Oh, that's just aesthetics," or, defensively, "It's not just aesthetics" to signal that a "real" issue is involved, usually economics. Hogwash, says Urban Land Institute scholar Ed McMahon....
Traffic engineers as a group have been much slower to recognize their erroneous techniques and replace them with less damaging practices.