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Beyond Green Buildings

In a recent article on, Joshua Prince-Ramus, Randolph Croxton, and Tuomas Toivonen talk about the importance of thinking beyond building "green" buildings.

Abogo, A New Transportation Cost Tool

The Center for Neighborhood Technology has a new tool that a

Reviving a New Orleans neighborhood's heart

Yesterday CNU was featured in an article by James Gill in The Times-Picayune titled Reviving a New Orleans neighborhood's heart.

Walkable and Bikeable Neighborhoods in Demand

The way in which prospective home buyers determine they wish to purchase is changing. In the past home buyers have generally looked for good schools, large lots, and low crime rates. However, the latest trend is to look at the walkability and bikeability of neighborhoods as well.

Ocean Springs Honored for Park and Beach Plans

On Wednesday, June 30th, the city of Ocean Springs was honored in Biloxi during the Mississippi Municipal League (MML) annual conference. The city's "Front Beach Master Plan and Fort Maurepas Park" was one of the 2010 Municipal Excellence Award winners.