Robert Steuteville

Robert Steuteville is editor of Public Square: A CNU Journal and senior communications adviser for the Congress for the New Urbanism.

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Shared space intersections mean less delay

Mingling of people and cars at slow speeds is efficient and pedestrian-friendly, according to a University of Connecticut study.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 10, 2016
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The missing middle of our social lives

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?
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 8, 2016
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Welcome to Public Square: A CNU Journal

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.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2016
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Home design: The community is key

Good news for architects and urbanists.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2016
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Jane Jacobs: Four ways to improve cities and towns

Influential words from the most influential writer on urban planning in modern times
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2016
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Grass roots culture creates community

For one warm fall Sunday afternoon, “the most diverse musical lineup of any festival in Georgia” transformed a neighborhood in Decatur, an inner-ring suburb of Atlanta.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2016
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The little house that could

When Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005, aid for the region arrived in all shapes and sizes from across the US.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2016
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The economic value of a unique place

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....
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2016
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Small-scale developers movement gains steam

A small developer and builders group associated with CNU is gathering momentum and has the potential to fill a gap in the industry. Resources are available for big urban developers and sprawl builders, but few educational materials and support...
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2016
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What traffic engineers can learn from doctors

Traffic engineers as a group have been much slower to recognize their erroneous techniques and replace them with less damaging practices.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEDEC. 1, 2015
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As traffic deaths rise, blame engineering dogma

US traffic deaths are rising again—fatalities jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2015