Research

Research presented at CNU focused on transportation and architecture, with an eye toward inequality, social justice, and climate resilience.
Bicycling infrastructure is a suburban retrofit strategy in Northwest Arkansas.
A new report by Todd Litman offers a vision for optimal urban growth for affordability and livability—laying down a challenge to Wendell Cox, smart growth critic and author of a widely cited report.
Studies that quantify how urban places affect human, economic, and environmental wellness are essential to building the political will for change.
Please contribute to our effort and let us know about research and topics that are missing.
A recently released nationwide study strongly correlates greater transportation "modal diversity" with better health for the population as a whole.
Research papers on topics ranging from climate change to transportation are presented at CNU 25, supporting evidence-based practice.
To look more closely at the connection between mobility and sprawl, we compared the mobility rates to neighborhood Walk Scores. Our results lend support to Paul Krugman’s hypothesis.