The Curbside Chat is a distillation of key Strong Towns concepts. If you want a crash course in Strong Towns, this is it.
We've got a series of short videos that summarize the Curbside Chat, but it's also a presentation the Chuck Marohn gives live in towns and cities across the country (see our whole event schedule here). Recently, Chuck spoke in Salem, OR and his Curbside Chat talk was recorded by Big Picture Productions. Here's the video:
The traditional development pattern has tremendous financial upside and limited financial downside. In contrast, the suburban approach has limited financial upside and a downside that can literally go negative.
The kind of development America needs happens at the scale of strong citizens.
Growth is not enough. What America needs is productive growth—growth that builds wealth generation after generation.