New Urbanism Film Festival, with creators Josh & Joel

Josh Paget is a comedian living in Los Angeles. Joel Karahadian is a musician and doesn’t always wear socks. These guys created the New Urbanism Film Festival – an event to showcase […]

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Government’s role in sprawl development, with Michael Lewyn

Michael Lewyn has been teaching at numerous law schools for 14 years, and has written extensively about urban and suburban development. Like several other guests on Urbanism Speakeasy, we first met […]

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When bluntly speaking truth makes you an outlaw, with Mark David Major

We are outlaws. So says a passionate group of bloggers who have been challenging status quo infrastructure planners and designers. Mark David Major joins the Urbanism Speakeasy this week. He is […]

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Political conservatives should be smart growth champions, with James Bacon

  Author and publisher James Bacon was editor-in-chief of Virginia Business magazine before launching his own publication, Bacon’s Rebellion. Bacon’s Rebellion covers a wide range of public policy issues in […]

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Urbanism without effort (book discussion), with Chuck Wolfe

Chuck Wolfe is an attorney, author, traveler, and photographer. He lives in Seattle, WA but is quite the globetrotter. He joined Urbanism Speakeasy this week to discuss his new book, […]

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Healthy living and active towns, with John Simmerman

  John Simmerman is the president and CEO of Active Towns, a non-profit to get people…you guessed it…more active. We were both attending the 21st Congress for the New Urbanism […]

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Tactical urbanism in small cities, with Jen Krouse

  Jen Krouse is a fellow member of Congress for New Urbanism. She’s a consultant who applies classical business training and communications expertise to place-making firms trying to improve the […]

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Livable, walkable street desgin with Reid Ewing (part 2)

  Urban: so much more than “big city”. What is urban? It’s more than mega-cities. Language is important – you’ll want to hear this. If you aren’t familiar with new urbanism, […]

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Livable, walkable street desgin with Reid Ewing (part 1)

  Reid Ewing is professor of City and Metropolitan Planning and director of the Metropolitan Research Center at the University of Utah. He has a pile of awards and has […]

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