Krazeeboy sent out an article before you made the above comments. An important point made in the article is "From proximity, community will respond and develop." The values of new urbanism are very different compared to suburban values. The design is a world away and the thinking is practically another language for some. I think the easiest way to learn new urbanism is to raise ones standards of neighborhood and home and develop a sense of taste for such things. This is a road that can take years for some...