Aubrey Byron serves as Membership Coordinator and Staff Writer for Strong Towns. She's a writer based in St. Louis, Missouri. Aubrey began engaging with public space as a cyclist and spends much of her free time trying to inspire more people to be comfortable on bikes through the advocacy of a local nonprofit, The Monthly Cycle. She is also passionate about outdoor adventure and reading.
An unlikely town has become a hub for cycling and mountain biking — and it’s paying serious dividends for the community.
In 2015, Utah made major headlines for “solving homelessness.” What does that look like today and can this model be applied elsewhere?
The continual rise of pedestrian deaths in poor neighborhoods has been a point of indifference in a city plagued by auto-oriented design.
Michael Brown was stopped by police for walking in the street. A lack of sidewalks makes this the daily reality for many Ferguson residents.