Monthly Archives: June 2010

Threads in New Urbanism News 6-25-10

Transit Funding — The Austin City Council has determined to hire a consultant to determine how to pay for their urban rail system.  In the meantime, DART is starting a pilot program for paid parking at two of their new … Continue reading

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NewUrbanism Threads 6-23-2010

Gambling on Growth — suburbs that put in a large amount of infrastructure planning on growth, face severe financial pressures when the economy slows for 2-4 years. Apartment Rentals Stage Comeback — as the economy recovers and job growth is … Continue reading

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New Urbanism News 6-19-2010

San Francisco’s Pavement to Parks Program — San Francisco ’s streets and public rights-of-way make up fully 25% of the city’s land area. Many of the streets are excessively wide and contain large zones of wasted space. San Francisco’s new … Continue reading

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New Urbanism in the News 6-12-10

The Economist explores this question — When the economy recovers, will Americans be as willing to buy houses, or will they want more freedom to chase labor markets and be geographically flexible? Speed and velocity of cities is what makes … Continue reading

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