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In the City of South Bend, getting rid of absurdly failed highway infrastructure may be the key to revitalizing a district. The federal government is betting $2.4 million on it.

The opportunities are vast to create human-scale places on the inside of urban blocks, according to a discussion on CNU's On the Park Bench.

As freeway removal gains national recognition and funding from the federal government, it's time to look at some of our most nominated freeways for CNU’s Freeways Without Futures report and where they are today.

A video of construction shows the public spaces taking shape at the innovative Culdesac Tempe, in Arizona. Designer: “Car-free is the future of New Urbanism.”

The factors leading to traffic are more complex than most people think—a still-simple but more accurate formula shows shows why compact neighborhoods are the solution, not the problem.

Generous public space amenities, including a square and wide sidewalks with trees, are key to transit-oriented suburban retrofit on Route 1 in South Florida.

Traditional neighborhood developments at the Alabama state capital took sharply different turns after the Great Recession.

Nolan Gray joins CNU's On the Park Bench for a discussion of zoning, its history and problems, and what to do about it.

Activists and designers have envisioned an alternative to a monstrous highway expansion that is advancing relentlessly through the political process in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Conventional suburbs are cities that have grown obese. We need processes for reusing their worn-out parts and creating something of higher value.

Dhiru A. Thadani has produced an illustrative book that is full of insights into the people, places, history, and urbanism of our nation’s capital.

Often, in the 20th Century, the courthouse square structure was damaged by automobile-oriented planning. Recovering what was lost is not easy—it’s a process of strategic elimination and addition to repair the form that is hidden while the town grows.