This week, we covered a range of topics from parking minimums to walking to infrastructure.
This week's episode features Chuck Marohn, Rachel Quednau and Nolan Gray, and the topic is affordable housing and strategies for creating more of it.
A new housing program in Milwaukee, WI tries to get foreclosed homes quickly rehabbed—and loses something in the process.
A Strong Towns member and college professor uses the Strong Towns Strength Test to help his students examine their communities with a critical eye.
Despite growing repair needs and the ever-more-apparent futility of addressing congestion through road expansion, the U.S. still spends vast sums of money to build new highways and widen existing ones.
Picking my son up from school in a car would undoubtedly be quicker with less effort on my part. But the benefits of walking outnumber the challenges.
A new ordinance completely removes developers’ legal obligation to provide off-street parking in Buffalo, NY.
Three simple tactics could expand affordable housing options in Lexington, KY and other midsize cities like it.
Chuck and Rachel chat about recent articles which have garnered a ton of attention on the internet over the past week. They also discuss the non-partisan nature of Strong Towns.
The adaptive reuse of historic buildings makes dollars and sense, and translates into tangible economic benefits.
Social justice concerns are an acceptable motive for collective action, but they don't free us from the requirement that our infrastructure investments make financial sense.
Every year in our household—like a lot of people—we make new years resolutions. This year we wanted to try something a little different.
This was one of our highest traffic weeks ever. Here's what everyone was reading.
In one hour (at 12pm Central), we'll be live-streaming a new weekly video series called Strong Talk.
Is it safe for me to like Strong Towns?
Founder of Strong Towns, Chuck Marohn was recently interviewed on several podcasts, offering the chance to share the Strong Towns message with new audiences.
High speed, high volume roads often have a negative impact on the economic potential of a neighborhood. Here are three examples from Upstate New York that demonstrate this.
Last year I engaged in a failed attempt to renovate an old house in Ohio. It ended badly. So I thought I’d do a follow-up on what actually does work given the legal parameters and cultural context.
The perspective of renters is often ignored in neighborhood decision-making. Here are some ideas for how to change that.
Two new staff members joined the Strong Towns team this month. Next Tuesday (Jan. 17) at 1pm Central we'd like to give you a chance to chat with them.