"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.
The winner of this month's photo contest is Melinda Nunley, who took this picture in her hometown of Frankfort, KY.
A new proposal to transform a Rhode Island highway into a boulevard is an opportunity to rethink the errors of the past, while saving the state a lot of money.
Small scale developers envision a world with a lot more landlords. Here's why we think that’s such a good thing.
Our new advice column hosted by the one and only R. Moses, invites your questions on engineering issues in your town or city.
Rachel and Chuck recap #NoNewRoads Week and discuss Chuck's busy week of travel in January.
In one month, Strong Towns will be hosting a March Madness-type competition to see who has the strongest town. Enter the contest today!
Originally designed to be large enough to turn around a team of oxen, Utah's streets are dangerous and of little value for pedestrians. But that tide is slowly turning.
Clackamas County, Oregon, is located southwest of Portland and is the third most populous county in the state. It has a problem. A major problem.
Creating a diverse mix of options to reduce car dependence incrementally is a sensible short-term goal of a robust transportation policy. We can make better cities by increasing the size and number of neighborhoods in which it's possible for the average person to live partially—not completely—car free.
Let's not turn our backs on the wage earners of this country but actually try to understand why they are getting the worst deal of all from the Suburban Experiment.
Susan Handy of the University of California at Davis speaks on induced traffic and impacts of fighting congestion through adding capacity.
A joint letter from six agencies to Maryland's Director of Transportation, encouraging the state to stop building new roads until it can guarantee that those roads will be safe for everyone.
A diversity of transportation options has recognized and measurable value. If one link fails (a bridge collapse, a sinkhole, a major crash, etc.) and is closed, others can pick up the burden.
Concluding remarks and steps forward after a week of #NoNewRoads.
Former Mayor of Seattle, Michael McGinn, discusses the tunneling project currently underway in Seattle, the discussions that led to the decision to proceed with a tunnel and subsequent actions by the governor, legislature and city to deal with the aftermath.