John Norquist

For decades, the Functional Classification System, and its emphasis on accommodating vehicle movement, has been the basis by which urban streets in America have been designed and engineered. In advance of next month's 2012 CNU Transportation Summit, John Norquist, CEO and president of the Congress for the New Urbanism, argues that it’s time for cities to go beyond mobility and restore the market and social purposes of urban thoroughfares. Exclusive
Aug 2, 2012  By John Norquist
John Norquist, President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism, believes that President Obama should reconsider committing stimulus funds to decades-old freeway expansion projects and take transportation policy in a new direction. Exclusive
Jan 22, 2009  By John Norquist
When <em>The New York Times</em> linked CNU planners to an alleged scheme to replace a neighborhood with a golf course, it blundered and missed a larger story on renewing Coastal Missisippi, say CNU co-authors John Norquist and Stephen Filmanowicz. Exclusive
Dec 22, 2005  By John Norquist
Should the social virtues of urbanism and new investment in cities get washed out in the hue and cry over gentrification? John Norquist, CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism, examines the viability of inner-city development trends in this week's Op-Ed. Exclusive
Jun 6, 2005  By John Norquist