Here in one commercial is everything that is wrong with our economy.
The worst part of all of this is that it happened to a poor and largely Black community. But they set an example for what citizen activism should be.
Are your taxes paying for the cost of your street? Nitin Gadia has created an interactive mapping tool to explore the answer to this question in his hometown of Ames, Iowa.
A textbook example of how to frame an argument for converting one-way streets to two-ways.
We should design our streets in way that allows people to cross safely at their own judgment - since that's what they're going to do anyway. In this regard, one-way streets have their benefits.
This is how we do business in America. We’ve dedicated our resources to building new things with little regard to fixing it first.
Built and social environments are interdependent and right now, that relationship in the world around me is out of sync. Indigenous people who have lived on this land for thousands of years have a lot to teach us.
We're pleased to present our 2015 Annual Report which outlines our recent accomplishments and future plans to spread the Strong Towns message to reach a million people who care.
If you're involved with urban planning in any fashion, and you don’t know about Savannah, Georgia, well, you’ve got a big hole in your education.
Chuck and Rachel discuss upcoming trips to Burlington, VT and Los Angeles, as well as the Flint water crisis and pipe maintenance issues throughout the country.
While Memphis is home to many case studies on chaotic but smart development, it also has one of the poster childs for orderly but dumb, that of course being the Memphis pyramid.
After a productive series of North Bay meetings, the principals from Strong Towns and Urban3 have gone home, but not before seeding the North Bay with ideas about further steps toward an urbanist, financially sustainable, climate change moderating future.
Last week Trump called Brussels a “hellhole” much to the ire of Brusselaars. In defense they responded with an onslaught of tweets pointing out how very un-hellholish it it.
Are the suburbs the new frontier for artists, musicians and other countercultural communities?
It's possible that large parts of Flint could be served with really high quality water for drinking and sanitation at a fraction of the cost while preserving the existing, lead-infested system for fire fighting purposes only.
"Chuck just helped me understand why we need to design streets for people, not cars"
Let's expand our idea of what a "house" looks like.
Seattle Greenways was kind enough to film and put together this recording of a Curbside Chat given in Lacey, WA this January.
From a beautiful little neighborhood in Oklahoma City, Chuck Marohn interviews ULI members Shane Hampton and Jane Jenkins in front of a live audience. The conversation is about Oklahoma City past, present and future.
Our latest featured post from the member blogroll comes to us from Paul Fritz’s blog, Small Town Urbanism. This piece was inspired by a conversation Paul had with Strong Towns founder, Chuck Marohn, after a recent event in Santa Rosa, CA.