This week we're starting a new tradition of featuring posts from our members' blogs. Look for this feature every Thursday and more often in the future.
Our members are putting out some great content and we're excited to showcase it!
This week's featured member blog post comes from Johnny at one of our favorite blogs, Granola Shotgun.
Florida's transportation budget is a disaster. It's an un-fixable mess. Only a people mired deep in delusion would consider it anything less than a fiscal emergency. Yet, the building continues.
As a follow up to previous posts, here's what I did this weekend with my wonderful neighbours.
The red pants of the French army were a source of national pride, that is, until hundreds of thousands of French soldiers were killed by the camoflaged Germans and their machine guns in the opening days of World War I.
Regardless of what my city does -- hold taxes steady or increase them by 50% -- next year's budget will be a transaction of decline, an attempt to hold on, just a little while longer, to what we perceive that we have. We have to do better if we want a country full of Strong Towns.
As the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy launches this new campaign, let's hope that they resist being just another member of the Infrastructure Cult and instead become real advocates for a stronger America.
This is the first time "stroad" has appeared in an official government document.
A collaboration between city planner, urban designer, and author Jeff Speck (jeffspeck.com), and 3D artist Spencer Boomhower (cupolamedia.com), this series of videos describes some of the most common and most effective road-diet redesigns.