New Urban News

The U.S. Postal Services is considering a plan to close more than 3,600 of its 32,000 post offices. This piece from <em>New Urban News</em> looks at the impact of those closures on the small towns likely to be affected.
Aug 11, 2011   New Urban News
In Vancouver, B.C., a stretch of elevated freeway was closed during the 2010 Winter Olympics for safety reasons. Turned out it wasn't missed, and locals are advocating to have it removed.
Jul 24, 2011   New Urban News
According to the new book, <em>Foreclosing the Dream: How America's Housing Crisis Is Reshaping Our Cities and Suburbs,</em> development is shifting to cities more strongly than most Americans realize.
Jun 23, 2010   New Urban News
There are nearly 300 form-based codes either enacted or in development across North America. <em>New Urban News</em> takes a look at the rising trend.
May 5, 2010   New Urban News
Wyandanch, in Babylon, NY is using an old asset to become new urban.
Apr 16, 2010   New Urban News
In his commentary, Rob Steuteville questions whether we should work toward sustaining what we have, or building a more resilient future.
Apr 12, 2010   New Urban News
Changes in USDOT and FTA policies help fund streetcar lines, making them more attractive to cities across the US.
Apr 9, 2010   New Urban News
In a widely-read review of Joel Kotkin's book, a statistic claiming that suburban dwellers join significantly more social clubs than urban residents is called into question by Robert Steuteville.
Apr 9, 2010   New Urban News
Less money for highways, more for transit and "complete streets" - New Urban News takes a look at where the $1.5 billion TIGER grants are going.
Mar 16, 2010   New Urban News
Philip Langdon compares the New Urban response to New Orleans and Haiti.
Mar 14, 2010   New Urban News
The tide is turning from the last half century, with population trends heading inward and urban from the sundered seas of suburbia.
Jan 23, 2010   New Urban News