Publications for Purchase
WHAT IS TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGN?©
“Traditional Neighborhood Design is a system designed to provide more options and amenities to residents of a neighborhood than most status quo residential subdivisions currently provide” (p.1).
SERVICE LANES AND THEIR ROLE IN THE TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOODS©
“We believe that if the city wants to encourage smarter, more compact development, it should readdress [the] issue [of service lanes] so that such desired development is not forced to subsidize conventional sprawling development” (p.4).
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STREET WIDTHS AND SAFETY©
“In order to maximize overall safety, transportation planners and engineers need to reassess the current standards for road design and construction to make them more appropriate for their intended use”(p.5).
“Alleys are a fundamental component of New Urbanist neighborhoods and Traditional Neighborhood Developments (TND), which generate many benefits for residents, developers and municipalities” (p.1).
SELECTED QUOTES ON ISSUES RELATED TO NEW URBANISM
COMPILED FEBRUARY 2002.
Quotes from a variety of sources on topics such as affordable housing, street design, alleys, economic impact of New Urbanism, mixed-use developments, and safety.
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