UPCOMING EVENTS WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE.
Also on the upcoming calendar (details TBA):
- Tampa, FL - February 26
- Los Angeles, CA - March 5
- Newport Beach, CA - March 6
- Birmingham, AL - March 18 & 19
- Norman, OK - March 23
- Oklahoma - March 24-27
- Atlanta, GA - March 29-31
- Ontario - April 14-16
- Stevens Point, WI - April 24 & 25
- Hays, KS - May 18 & 19
- Portland, ME - May 19 & 20
KEEP INFORMED ON WHEN WE'LL BE SOMEWHERE NEAR YOU.
SOME STUFF FROM THIS WEEK YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED.
This week, we discussed how to run a successful public meeting, how the media reports on local issues, and how not to give up on building strong towns.
With roads built far past the necessary capacity, one town gets creative in its use of street space.
These comics illustrate what's wrong with crosswalks and why they rarely make streets safer.
Chuck Marohn interviews Kate Herzog, one of the first members of Strong Towns and Marketing & Assistant Director of Downtown Bismarck in Bismarck, ND.
High occupancy vehicle lanes are being sold as a positive addition to our highways, but they are just another way to induce demand for roads and driving.
Why would a national organization focused on energy efficiency and lowering carbon emissions give its employees free parking?
Our approach to building strong towns isn't driven by large influxes of federal money or top-down, cookie cutter government programs.
You can build a whole island designed for human-scaled transport, but if there’s no feedback mechanism to tell people not to bring their cars, they'll just drive anyway.
Yes, it's possible to have a community meeting where resident voices are heard, while experts and professionals get their say as well. Here are several tips for how to do that.
The American drive toward hyper-mobility has led to an over-arching cultural and social impotence to make the connection between loving our places and the possibility of flourishing local communities.
Should protected bike lanes be installed on streets with high amounts of bike traffic or low?