Chuck is heading to Wisconsin for a Curbside Chat tonight and then to give Transportation in the Next American City tomorrow. Exciting opportunity to share our message. Here's the most current schedule of upcoming events, including Alabama next week.
April 9-10 - La Crosse, WI
April 14-15 - Birmingham, AL
April 24-25 - Stevens Point, WI - Half day training session, AICP Credits will be offered - Register Here
April 28 - Dallas, TX - Curbside Chat
April 30 - Dallas, TX - Member Appreciation Event - More details to come to Strong Towns Members by email
May 13 - Fargo, ND - Curbside Chat
May 14 - Grand Forks, ND - Curbside Chat
May 19 - Hays, KS - Curbside Chat
May 21 - Lewiston, ME - Conference Keynote
June 17 - Boston, MA - Conference Keynote
June 18 - Denver, CO - Strong Towns on Tap
June 23 - Detroit, MI - Conference Panel
June 30 - Des Moines, IA - Conference Keynote
In case you missed it this week...
A new bike trail is in the works along a crucial corridor near Washington, DC. The only problem is its intended location.
What can signmaking’s past and present tell us about our cities’ futures?
African Americans are moving to the suburbs in increasing numbers. While that's a promising sign of upward mobility, it could also mean they get left behind in declining neighborhoods, just as they once were during the era of white flight.
Send this video to anyone who needs a crash course in why parking minimums are a major problem for American cities.
It's time to put these common misconceptions about suburban America to rest.
When we force private developers to provide "open space," they typically do a mediocre job of it.
A truly local currency—broadly adopted—might just provide proper, rather than distorted, price information to local producers and entrepreneurs.
This Friday at 12pm CT Spencer Gardner will host a slackchat to discuss zoning then and now. Join us!
Springfield admits it has a speeding problem. It's time for the elected officials to order that State Street be redesigned to make travel speeds safe.
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.