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Smart growth policy

News and resources relating to public initiatives on walkable communities and new urban planning.

Major Canadian parties avoid urban issues

Author: Philip Langdon New Urban Network Canadian urbanists are disappointed by the lack of response they've received from major Canadian ...
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Canadian urbanists inject their issues into the national election

Author: Philip Langdon New Urban Network With the Canadian federal election scheduled for May 2, the Council for Canadian Urbanism ...
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Britain worries about supermarkets mangling town centers

Grocery chains are under pressure to do mixed-use urban development, but the results are sometimes crude. Author: Philip Langdon New ...
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Californians ponder how to remake aging suburbs

Author: Philip Langdon New Urban Network Bay Area communities look at how to shift from the industrial era to an ...
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Chesapeake Bay plan faces growing resistance

Author: Philip Langdon New Urban Network The US Environmental Protection Agency's "pollution diet" for the six-state Chesapeake Bay watershed — ...
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42 ways to fund transit-oriented development

Author: Philip Langdon New Urban Network There are a lot of reasons why transit-oriented development (TOD) is harder to produce ...
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