3 On-Going Thoughts Since StrongTowns Visited

3 On-Going Thoughts Since StrongTowns Visited

After a productive series of North Bay meetings, the principals from StrongTowns 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.

From Highway to Boulevard

From Highway to Boulevard

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.

Ask R. Moses: Question 1

Ask R. Moses: Question 1

Our new advice column hosted by the one and only R. Moses, invites your questions on engineering issues in your town or city.

Help Clackamas County

Help Clackamas County

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.

Car-Lite

Car-Lite

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.

Waging a Comeback

Waging a Comeback

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.

Podcast: Susan Handy

Podcast: Susan Handy

Susan Handy of the University of California at Davis speaks on induced traffic and impacts of fighting congestion through adding capacity.