June 3, 2012
The streets of West Palm Beach, FL took a beating recently. Physically, by hundreds of urbanists walking around during CNU20 and verbally, by many of the same urbanists reacting to what they encountered. The conversation is still going strong. The picture below is not unique to West Palm Beach. Despite the high volume of foot […]
May 14, 2012
Here is my first experiment with Prezi. What better place to roll out a new presentation tool than the 20th anniversary of the Congress for New Urbanism? For more on CNU20, visit here and here. Special thanks to Eliza Harris for making the Innovation Track at CNU20 possible.
February 19, 2012
From the FHWA archives: “Risking Success Through Flexible Design“. Over the past decade, through conferences, training, and new partnerships, FHWA and its partners have been working to bridge knowledge gaps and enable transportation planners and engineers to design with flexibility and employ context sensitive approaches with greater confidence and regularity. Understanding this evolving landscape of […]
January 26, 2012
Download the ‘Sustainable Street Network Principles‘, a new document from CNU’s (@NewUrbanism) Project for Transportation Reform. Many engineers won’t be able to sit still after the preamble. (If they make it past the preamble.) Here’s a taste: We assert that current transportation engineering addresses only limited individual components of the region’s street network. This results […]