Transportation

The "community listening chart" from Nashville, Tennessee, outlines the discussion that is taking place around the I-40 corridor through the city. The discussion is part of US Department of Transportation's Every Place Counts workshop this week—one...
"In Nashville, design experts and community residents are working together on highway solutions."
"Using green infrastructure to reconnect the East Central Neighborhood! #EveryPlaceCounts #Spokane #DOTconnects"
"Highways: great for connecting cities...when they go through them it is damaging."
This federally-funded initiative will reconnect neighborhoods bisected by urban highways and aging transportation infrastructure.
Sadik-Khan's approach is both radical and practical. Instead of relying on traffic "models" that are rarely tested against reality, she made changes with temporary materials that could be reversed if the benefits failed to materialize.
This is good news for Strong Towns advocates concerned about the fiscal sustainability of our cities too, because simple design means less money that must be spent to build and maintain our public realm.
Americans are returning to walkable neighborhoods. Property values are appreciating much faster in these types of places than they are in car-dependent areas, suggesting people are becoming increasingly willing to pay a premium to live, work, and...
A comprehensive implementation guide was written to retool the machinery behind Florida's deadly streets.
CNU recently completed four Legacy Charrettes in advance of CNU 24 in Detroit. On Monday through Thursday we published articles on the fascinating plans by top new urbanists. Two of the charrettes focused on city neighborhoods and other...
CNU Legacy Charrette team boosts confidence in a neighborhood with a languishing commercial corridor.
If your corporation profited by highway building or selling cars, how would you market the idea of spending billions of tax dollars annually to subsidize long distance commuting by car? How would you spin the idea to make speeding through...