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An approach to designing cities, towns, and neighborhoods that tries to reduce traffic and eliminate sprawl. Although the term New Urbanism emerged during the late 1980s and early 1990s, its principles are much older.
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The objectives of the Congress for the New Urbanism are spelled out in "The Charter of the New Urbanism
," available online at their website: www.
Talens textual analysis of the twenty-seven principles in the Charter of the New Urbanism
shows that none explicitly focus on community (other than some descriptive statements about how these principles might improve community).
Charter of the New Urbanism
(New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000).