The AICP Renewal Conundrum

The AICP Renewal Conundrum

I’m slowly losing hope that the American Planning Association – the organization – will ever get beyond protecting its own bureaucracy and members to focus intently on reforms that would improve the actual practice of planning.

SID.tv Episode 61: Story Board

SID.tv Episode 61: Story Board

Alex Miser from Indianapolis shows how they have taken an underutilized space in the old city hall and turned it into a really effective forum for interacting with the public.

Ask Strong Towns, Question #10

Ask Strong Towns, Question #10

We invite our members to submit their questions on anything that they would like our thoughts on. We’ll give you a Strong Towns answer or find an expert who can.

Monday Member Blog Roll

Monday Member Blog Roll

Hello all, welcome to the second edition of the Monday Member Blog Roll (Monday Afternoon Member Forum?--we can keep iterating names, right? keep it Tactical!) Thanks to Skyler who got us started off in great form last week. I hope this lives up to all the other great examples on this blog.

Messy Incrementalism

Messy Incrementalism

 I look at what my grandparent’s generation lived through – the hard work of starting with something small and building it slowly over time – and realize that it is really messy. Chaotic. Difficult. In many ways, the stress of having to make mortgage payments on an underwater home combined with the fear of being downsized, getting an unexpected huge medical bill or having gas prices spike pale in comparison.