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Next Generation of New Urbanists: a forum for new ideas and new voices; more info: contact@cnunextgen.org
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FredMelo, Reporter 13h
The pro-density (Yes In My Backyard!) wave 🌊 is lapping at St. Paul’s Highland Park. Or is that a tidal wave?
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Strong Towns 10h
"This freeway slashed through Portland neighborhoods, destroyed housing, and displaced families. Widening that freeway — at the cost of half a billion dollars — does nothing to right that wrong. It actually repeats the same mistake."
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Andy Boenau 10h
Public service announcement in time for and
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Desmond BLIEK Apr 18
Is [your city] better off with safer streets or faster moving traffic? At City Hall, it depends on who you ask:
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Lindsay Apr 18
“How many people is the right number to die? Is it okay for one person to die? Is it ok for your son, daughter or wife to be that one person? I don’t think anyone will stand up and say, 'Yeah, that's something I'd be okay with if we can get to work faster.’”
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Taras Grescoe Apr 17
"The quality of a city can be judged by the number of people who *stop* being pedestrians, and decide to sit down & stay awhile."—Jan Gehl (quoted in ; photo: )
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CNU NextGen Apr 18
Replying to @magnus_gao
Yes, but you’ll have to sit out on the NextGen pub crawl ...
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CNU NextGen Apr 18
Replying to @magnus_gao @RQuednau
Yes Cc:
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Bill Schultheiss Apr 17
The transportation profession needs to get its story straight... “We can’t install a marked crosswalk because it creates a false sense of security” “Pedestrians MUST use the crosswalk” ”we can’t add crossing time at crosswalk because it will create a failing LOS for drivers”
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CNU NextGen Apr 5
Any Next Gen-ers interested in doing a live conversation on the Strong Towns Podcast during CNU? We're looking for some young people (under 30) to feature. - via Rachel Quednau & Strong Towns
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Bill Schultheiss Apr 18
I just sat through a full day “safety training” taught by a “traffic engineer” where there was ZERO discussion for how to consider safety of pedestrians & bicyclists, nor how we should modify approaches in urban, suburban, or highway contexts...we have a long way to
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Salim Furth Apr 17
The last sentence in this tweet proves that the second sentence is accurate. When you want to "defeat, destroy, and punish" your opponents (who happen to be a solid majority in your state), you're doing policy advocacy wrong.
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CNU NextGen Apr 17
What Lawyers Can Do to Build Strong Towns: Chuck Marohn at Harvard Law ...
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CNU NextGen Apr 16
Local Urbanist Hall of Fame Nominee
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Bent Flyvbjerg (傅以斌) Apr 13
Free pdf available for “Mega : The Curse of the ” by Bent Flyvbjerg in New Scientist, at Comments welcome, pls hlp shr
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Nate Hood Apr 16
$300 million. To reconfigure one highway interchange. Minutes will be saved daily. Three. Hundred. Million. Dollars. One. Highway. Interchange. Minutes.
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City of Santa Monica Apr 16
. reflects on the legacy or pioneering urbanist Hank Dittmer, including his tenure with the City and far-reaching global impacts in sustainability, transportation and urban planning.
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Rick Cole Apr 16
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Mike Lydon Apr 16
Great footage of New York City in 1911, just before cars dominated our streets. So many lessons here, including the ability of someone with a physical disability to walk down the center of a street with dignity. Thanks for sharing
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Taras Grescoe Apr 16
But it does reduce the number of cyclists.
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