Congress for New Urbanism

October 8, 2018, 6am PDT
An annual sampling of professional development conferences in the coming year for planning and design professionals, by L.A. County Planner Clement Lau.
UrbDeZine
October 2, 2018, 5am PDT
The Congress for New Urbanism's Users' "Guide to Code Reform" leads planners through the code reform process, providing tools for governments lacking the capacity to develop a full form-based code.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
May 28, 2018, 1pm PDT
An excellent primer (refresher for many) on Smart Growth and the history of planning generally, by former San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Assoc. Exec. Director Jim Chappell
UrbDeZine
February 27, 2018, 7am PST
Some might have thought that a great "urban reset" was sure to follow the foreclosure crisis and Great Recession in 2008. Some think an "urban reset" is still sure to come.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
December 2, 2016, 6am PST
A look at how Baldwin Park has matured after 15 years of development.
Modern Cities
August 5, 2015, 11am PDT
Is the challenge of retrofitting sprawl intractable or unavoidable?
Better Cities & Towns
July 20, 2014, 7am PDT
A review of the healthiest cities in the United States establishes that urban parks play a vital role in the activity of a city. What conclusions can be drawn from each city?
UrbDeZine
May 14, 2014, 1pm PDT
Architecture critic John King tagged along with the Congress for New Urbanism. The latter was recently in San Francisco to examine the benefits of freeway removal. The city's prime case study: Octavia Boulevard.
SFGate
January 27, 2012, 1pm PST
Ben Goldman reports on a new illustrative guide, <em>Sustainable Street Network Principles</em>, published by the Congress for New Urbanism, that seeks to educate planners and officials on how to create successful streets and neighborhoods.
Streetsblog D.C.