This week, we shared our 2016 annual report, talked about the value of buying local, and discussed the Oroville Dam in California.
In this week's Strong Talk, staff members Chuck Marohn, Rachel Quednau and Kea Wilson discuss their newly published annual report.
We're offering our committed readers the chance to share feedback on our content, beyond just the comment section. We're forming a Content Review Panel to make that happen.
Strong Towns member Steve Shultis compares death rates of homicides vs. car crashes, and the media coverage of these.
Stop obsessing over building new infrastructure and start putting your best minds in charge of maintenance.
It’s only when we care about our places and their residents that we can sustain the passion needed to fight for them.
Every dollar spent locally is a dollar of wealth retained in the community.
The humble tree offers myriad social, economic, and environmental benefits for the streets of our towns.
The winner of the 2017 Strongest Town Contest will get a free Curbside Chat hosted by Chuck Marohn. Nominate your town before Friday in order to be a contender.
Talk about #PedestrianUnfriendly.
America's first electric bikeshare system has some kinks to work out, but could make a big impact on the city of Birmingham.
We want to know about the people in your life who encourage you to be strong citizens. Share your photos and stories with the hashtag #MyStrongTownsValentine
Rachel and Chuck discuss the 2016 Strong Towns Annual Report. They also invite submissions for the Strongest Town Contest (deadline is Friday, Feb. 17).
We've accomplished a lot but there is still a ton of work to do. Here's our plan for the coming year.
It's your chance to talk about why you love your town. Entries are due this Friday.
This week we talked about road funding, local food, and how to heal our political divisions.
What makes a walkable city? It's a city in which the car is an optional instrument of freedom rather than a prosthetic device.
The simple practice of using Facebook groups to encourage hyper-local connections and commerce is taking off in dozens of cities around the world.
Josef Bray-Ali is a Los Angeles resident, long-time Strong Towns member and current candidate for city council. In this interview, he discusses his experience as a small business owner and a community organizer for safe streets.
What stories do we tell ourselves about the kind of world we want to live in?