Thank you to everyone who became a member this week. We can't do this without you.
See you back here on Monday when we resume our regular schedule.
This week, we talked about growth, decline and the financial mechanisms behind these forces.
Front porches direct us outside of ourselves, connect us with our neighbors and create a foundation for collective flourishing.
A simple new web platform lets the public hearing process happen online, making it easier for residents to offer feedback — and for leaders to respond to it.
Is gentrification a detrimental force or a positive process? What does the word "gentrification" even mean? Find out from these 5 different voices.
Attention freeway builders! Want to make up for dividing the community and destroying neighborhoods? How about replacing the homes you demolished?
There seems to be no end to Wisconsin leaders' willingness to let Foxconn trample on the state.
2009 was perhaps the most pivotal year for Strong Towns, because it is the year we decided these ideas were worthy of more than just a blog.
Government housing subsidies can't provide a permanent lasting solution to affordable housing challenges, but naturally occuring mixed income neighborhoods could.
Housing options become even more scarce when the value of property is no longer tethered to the local labor market.
Strong citizens take pride in the micro as well as the macro, from their front lawn to the city in which they live.
But the growing simply allows you to not be dying for a little bit longer...
Mayor Lou Radkowski of St Marys, PA is taking Strong Towns concepts to heart and implementing them in his community.
To rebuild Akron, we must think big, but work equally hard on doing the small things extremely well.
This week's guest is Strong Towns Development Director, Bo Wright, who discusses the organization's new partnership in Akron, Ohio
“When we look at Akron, we see nothing but opportunity." - Chuck Marohn
Join Chuck Marohn this Thursday at 12pm CT for an open conversation on our Slack discussion forum.
There is no way to sustain a city over time without building wealth within it. That is why a Strong Towns approach is critical.
This week we discussed housing issues — from how to take steps to change the housing situation in your neighborhood, to the problems with inclusionary zoning policies.
Can we afford to build incrementally when the problems we face are so enormous?
Lessons from Akron's transportation history.
The housing crunch leads families to make hard trade-offs in order to live affordably. A quick chat in an airport lounge reveals some unique examples.
We're thrilled to share a recent op-ed in the New York Times written by friend of Strong Towns, Gracy Olmstead, who mentions our movement and interviews our president.
If you want to make your neighborhood a better place, you have to get outside and meet the people around you. Here are 9 ideas to get you started.