Sponsor News Briefs

In honor of their 25th Anniversary, Gibbs Planning Group presents a one-day symposium that will explore design & development best practices for mixed-use urban projects. 

The NTBA is developer-driven association whose members are committed to the successful development of neighborhoods that are economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable.

Learn the nuts and bolts of planning and building a walkable community where residential, retail and farming thrive.

The Form-Based Codes Institute, the national think tank that provides professional training in drafting and implementing form-based codes, has appointed Joel Russell as its new executive director.

The National Endowment for the Arts has launched an "Our Town" web section spotlighting creative placemaking projects around the country.

Todd Litman explains why a report from America's largest homebuilder organization underestimates the benefits of compact development.

John Czarnecki, who published books by many leading new urbanists during his eight years at John Wiley & Sons, has left to become editor in chief of Contract magazine.

A competition has been created to see how many car trips can replaced by a bike ride.

In the Claremont section of the Bronx, a 20 mph limit will be introduced this summer as part of a pilot program to slow motor vehicles and enhance safety.

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), a coalition of 15 major US cities, has released the Urban Bikeway Design Guide, with the aim of providing state-of-the-practice solutions that cities can use to create “complete streets” that are safe and enjoyable for cyclists.

Approximately 27,000 square feet of commercial space and 127 apartments will be in the first phase of a long-awaited town center adjoining the University of Connecticut.

Madison, Wisconsin, beckons brightly over the course of June 1-June 4 this year, as CNU 19: Growing Local heads to town.

CNU’s resident Planning Director Heather Smith, along with CNU Board member Norman Garrick, joined a coterie of Smart Growth-focused minds in Los Angeles this March to discuss and develop a “master blueprint” for the streets of Los Angeles County.

Not many cities can boast of being home to buildings from Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, and H.H. Richardson all situated within their borders.

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America — a name that some people always considered a little clunky — is giving way to "Institute of Classical Architecture & Art."

Planetizen recognizes some of the best websites for urban planning, design, and development.

Years ago with the threat of a super box store our suburb placed a limit on the size of large retail stores.

Form-based codes based on the SmartCode are moving forward in Tarpon Spings, Florida, and San Marcos, California, according to news reports. Both codes deal with downtown areas.

New Urban Network has created a new page that features recent urban design projects at any scale, anywhere in the world.

Eliminating the Partnership for Sustainable Communities represents misplaced conservative priorities, says Congress for the New Urbanism CEO and president John Norquist.