I had a good pair of events this week in Birmingham with some people very enthused to help their communities become Strong Towns. It was really nice to be back in Alabama and I'm hoping for an opportunity to go back soon. In the meantime, here's what the schedule for sharing the Strong Towns message in person looks like for the next couple of months.
April 24-25 - Stevens Point, WI - Half day training session, AICP Credits will be offered - Register Here
April 28 - Dallas, TX - Curbside Chat
April 30 - Dallas, TX - Member Appreciation Event (Strong Towns members should have received an email this week.)
May 13 - Fargo, ND - Curbside Chat
May 14 - Grand Forks, ND - Curbside Chat
May 19 - Hays, KS - Curbside Chat
May 21 - Lewiston, ME - Conference Keynote
June 17 - Boston, MA - Conference Keynote
June 18 - Denver, CO - Strong Towns on Tap
June 23 - Detroit, MI - Conference Panel
June 30 - Des Moines, IA - Conference Keynote
In case you missed 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.