Highway Spending is Eating the Budget

Highway Spending is Eating the Budget

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. 

Why Walking is Worth the Effort for Me

Why Walking is Worth the Effort for Me

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.

The Week Ahead: What's the agenda here?

The Week Ahead: What's the agenda here?

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.

Reinventing Poor Cities at Scale

Reinventing Poor Cities at Scale

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.

Strong Talk, Episode 1

Strong Talk, Episode 1

In one hour (at 12pm Central), we'll be live-streaming a new weekly video series called Strong Talk.

Doing What Actually Works

Doing What Actually Works

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.