Rik Adamski, Principal at neighborhood planning firm ASH+LIME, incorporates Strong Towns principles into his firm’s work, and shares how you can do the same: identify low risk, high return projects for a city, and encourage city leaders to embrace the next increment of development.
Last week, we announced the biggest news in the Strong Towns universe in a long time: our founder wrote a book. This week, we’re taking you behind the scenes.
Every week, we take one of the best questions submitted to the Strong Towns Knowledge Base and answer it. This week, we tackle the arguments for allowing more housing across the board in your city, from a Strong Towns perspective.
These 8 towns will advance to the next round of the contest.
Don't be seduced by the "signature project" that takes 20 years to complete, when there's huge basket of small projects you could hit the ground running on. That's a wildly different approach than anything our transit agencies or federal transportation funding mechanisms are set up for. But it's a more promising one.
We, as a culture, have become so fixated on growing jobs in our communities that we can’t see anything else. It is up to us to recognize that our cities and metro areas can ask for better.