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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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  • A mixed-use center for town and gown
    <strong>Storrs Center</strong> <em>Mansfield, CT</em>

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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</em>

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    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</em>

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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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  • Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Trumpeting a cultural revival
    <strong>Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market</strong>&nbsp; <em>New Orleans, Louisiana</em>

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Recent Press Releases

November 7, 2021 CNU statement on the federal Reconnecting Communities program in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
August 2, 2021 The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework must include adequate funding and prioritize residents for a Reconnecting Communities program to be successful
December 9, 2020 CNU “Future of Mobility” report guides new transportation and equity developments in downtown Buffalo


Recent Media Articles

Lehi, Utah, Interstate 15 award sums up debate over future of transportation The Washington Post September 25, 2021

The Unstoppable Appeal of Highway Expansion Bloomberg September 28, 2021

100 years since a race massacre, Black Tulsa faces new fight The Denver Channel September 30, 2021

States will decide climate impact of infrastructure roads dollars Quartz October 2, 2021

Building Industry Leaders to World Governments: It's Time to Lead on Climate PRNewswire October 7, 2021

Pollution from freight traffic disproportionately impacts communities of color across 52 US cities Science Daily October 8, 2021

What's a 'cap and stitch?' Austin eyes traffic technique to improve I-35 mobility October 11, 2021

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