New Urbanism News for 8-17-2010

The Demand Curve for Sprawl Slopes Downward

Secretary Donovan’s interview with CNBC’s “Squawk Box”

Affordable Housing Dwindles; Need Grows

$20 gas could mark major shifts

Walkable, Dense, Smart, and Livable Streets and Cities

Longer commute = higher cholesterol & obesity, lower emotional health & happiness levels. Time to rethink your commute?

The 21st century will not be dominated by America or China, Brazil or India, but by the city

The age of nations is over: The new urban age has begun

Check your Walk Score & Transit Score

Atlanta’s Regional Transportation Sales Tax Rankles Cities

Free parking comes at a price

Sustainable Buildings: What Are We Waiting For?

NEW Community Investments looks @ transit-oriented development & implications for community development

More Roads Equals More Congestion

The benefits of urban trees

The case for living small, and well

The Ageless Appeal of Livability

Live near public transportation? Live longer!

Should Cities Develop Car Free Spaces?


About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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