Contemporary zoning envisions cities in a finished state—we need codes that constantly adapt to the changing urban landscape, which is the idea behind “metrocoalescence.”
Norman, Oklahoma, has devised one of the most efficient ways to reduce parking requirements and stimulate incremental development.
Redeveloping commercial corridors, using policies like AB 2011 in California, enables new housing at a scale big enough to eliminate the housing shortage in the US without displacement, argues a CNU founder.
The Vermont Homes for All Toolkit comprehensively promotes Missing Middle housing for more diverse and affordable living in the Green Mountain State.
Kingston Forward takes the art and communication of a form-based code to a new level in a historic New York State city. Dover, Kohl & Partners won a 2024 CNU Charter Award in The Region: Metropolis, City, and Town category.
Why mayors are increasingly acting like city planners
CNU has endorsed the Housing Supply and Affordability Act, introduced in the US House and Senate last week.  The bill is sponsored by Representatives Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), and...
The HOME act allows missing middle housing statewide, reduces parking requirements, targets entitlement delays, and received widespread support.
On the Park Bench experts reveal how to overcome barriers to healthy, thriving cities in America’s heartland.
A house plan catalog is designed to expedite construction of compact housing that fits the neighborhood context throughout the city.
The state of California is responding to the nation’s second highest housing costs (behind only Hawaii) with regulatory reforms that promote form-based codes along transit lines and commercial corridors.
The US National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization lays out goals for practitioners of New Urbanism and smart growth “to increase convenience and reduce emissions by making it possible for people to take fewer or shorter trips.”