The #RocketMortgage

The #RocketMortgage

Here in one commercial is everything that is wrong with our economy.

Podcast: Nitin Gadia with a new Mapping Tool

Podcast: Nitin Gadia with a new Mapping Tool

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.

The Case for One-Way Streets

The Case for One-Way Streets

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.

Avoiding Another Flint

Avoiding Another Flint

This is how we do business in America. We’ve dedicated our resources to building new things with little regard to fixing it first.

10,000 year old traditional development

10,000 year old traditional development

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.

3 On-Going Thoughts Since Strong Towns Visited

3 On-Going Thoughts Since Strong Towns Visited

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.

A Simple Idea for Flint

A Simple Idea for Flint

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.

Opening Eyes

Opening Eyes

"Chuck just helped me understand why we need to design streets for people, not cars"

OKC Live!

OKC Live!

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.

You Are Traffic

You Are Traffic

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.