Member Profile: Lisa Nisenson

Member Profile: Lisa Nisenson

This is the latest in our series of member profiles. Today, we're featuring Lisa Nisenson, one of the creators behind the popular game, Cards Against Urbanity.

Island press books

Island press books

We've partnered with Island Press, an urbanist and environmentally focused publishing house that shares many of our values, to give our members discounts on select book titles.

Why Houston is Back on the Bus

Why Houston is Back on the Bus

Just four months after making adjustments to its system, Houston buses have seen a 10% increase in ridership. This video shows how and why they did it.

Big developments serve a huge need, but smaller ones help cities too

Big developments serve a huge need, but smaller ones help cities too

Incremental development brings more wealth into a community; the developers of small projects reap the benefits of property ownership, including income-producing properties and tax benefits. And since small developers are literally invested, they have a stake in the decisions of the community, and take part in decision-making and neighborhood advocacy.

Planning to attend CNU? Fill out this quick survey

Planning to attend CNU? Fill out this quick survey

We know many of you are planning to attend the Congress for the New Urbanism this June. So are we! Please take 2 minutes to fill out this survey, so that we can best serve your needs this CNU.

What are you doing, Maine?

What are you doing, Maine?

Maine's response to a serious road maintenance funding emergency is to cling to AASHTO’s archaic code book while projecting a value system of improve, Improve, IMPROVE, even going so far as to assume massive traffic increases where there is little traffic today.

MTA Pulls the Plug on APTA

MTA Pulls the Plug on APTA

The country’s largest transit agency is withdrawing from the country’s main transit trade association. What does that tell us about the state of public transit in this country?

The Jiffy Lube Metropolis

The Jiffy Lube Metropolis

What we’re witnessing isn’t a modern aberration of multi-story buildings being imposed on the traditional city. It’s actually a return to the historic pattern after an odd twentieth century hiatus. 

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Chuck and Rachel discuss transportation spending problems, plus a recent trip to the New Urbanist development of Carlton Landing, OK.

Deck Chairs on the Titanic

Deck Chairs on the Titanic

Proposed changes to federal rules on congestion mitigation reaffirm that real responses to the complex problems we face will only come from our cities, towns and neighborhoods.

Our Top Posts from This Week

Our Top Posts from This Week

Popular topics this week included sprawl, biking and entrepreneurship. Read our most popular posts this week to find out more.