Latest New Urbanism Stories

2009-11-19 09:00:00

ACWORTH, Ga., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A rare blend of events including an afternoon playing tennis paired with a refreshing wine tasting will set the stage for a most unique breast cancer fundraising taking place on Sunday, November 22nd from 1- 4PM in Acworth, Georgia.

2009-10-19 04:30:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated marketing communications firm Koopman Ostbo (KO) has been named agency of record for the Agri-Business Council of Oregon. The agency will develop a comprehensive marketing communications program highlighting the importance of agriculture in Oregon.

2009-10-13 16:46:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extraordinary accomplishments in urban planning are being recognized by this year's Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. Amanda M.

2009-09-04 09:03:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing service, has outfitted nine Portland vehicles with complementary bike racks, and 40 vehicles with federal Northwest Forest Passes and / or Oregon State Park Passes.

2009-08-11 07:45:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The second Safe Routes to School Conference, promoting walking and biking to school, takes place in Portland, Oregon on August 19-21, 2009.

2009-08-05 11:37:31

British Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis said Britain should phase out domestic air travel and concentrate its resources on high-speed rail services. In an interview with The Guardian, Adonis said the benefits of the shift include environmental concerns.

2009-07-09 09:40:00

PORTLAND, Ore., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, the world's largest car sharing service, is giving 30 Portland residents the opportunity to test drive a low-car and less-expensive lifestyle as part of its second annual Low-Car Diet.

2009-04-13 10:29:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Oregon's best-known public policy servants and spokespersons, Kerry Tymchuk, is leaving politics to become a corporate communications advisor at Conkling Fiskum & McCormick, Inc. (CFM). Tymchuk, who will be a CFM Principal, started today and is based in the firm's Portland office.

2009-04-08 12:22:57

A spokesman for the Oregon Travel Information Council says his group misidentified the Western United States' oldest apple tree. The unidentified spokesman said while a recent council news release identified the Dosch Yellow Bellflower Apple tree in Portland, Ore., as the region's oldest apple tree, that honor actually belongs elsewhere, The Oregonian newspaper in Portland reported. The oldest apple tree in the Pacific Northwest actually is in the Old Apple Tree Park in Vancouver, Wash.

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