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Ellen Dunham-Jones featured in New York Times

“'Basically they’re building the downtowns that the suburbs never had,' along with reworking abandoned urban malls for nonshopping uses, said Ellen Dunham-Jones, a professor at the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology." 

Call for Nominations for the 2012 Groves Award

The Groves Award for outstanding leadership and vision by a public official in the promotion of Transect-based planning is given jointly by the Transect Codes Council and the Congress for the New Urbanism.

Designing Healthy Communities with Dr. Richard Jackson

Eye on the Street: Thursday, January 26th, 2012


Bikes at Suburban Amsterdam BRT station by Ben Patience.





CNU down in DC for "#occupyTRB"

CNU has set up shop in D.C., as we "#occupyTRB." 

 Follow along and add to the #occupyTRB conversation on Twitter. 

Peter Calthorpe on "Why California needs high-speed rail"

CNU co-founder Peter Calthorpe writes of high-speed for California as "the investment we cannot afford not to make." 

Read the whole post for the San Francisco Chronicle by clicking here.

CNU-Wisconsin Hosts Two January Events

From the Desk of CNU-Wisconsin:


Empire State Future

Awareness of New Urbanism and the Smart Growth gospel continue to spread in The Empire State.

Write to TED and Share Your Idea for the City 2.0

What is your wish for the City?

TED, the organization dedicated to "ideas worth spreading", has awarded its prestigious TEDPrize this year not to an individual, but to an idea. Specifically, to the City 2.0.