Here are our most popular stories at Strong Towns this week:

Announcing the Strongest Infrastructure Project

by Strong Towns, November 1, 2016

The redesign of a downtown street in a small town in North Carolina wins our Strongest Infrastructure Contest.

Spiking a Rising Tide

by Charles Marohn, October 31, 2016

A fetish with density is spiking the rising tide of housing demand in cities like Portland. To make housing affordable, we have to deal with the cause of the spike. (Read the next article in this series.)

Putting our Towns on the Path Toward Good Public Transit

by Rachel Quednau, November 4, 2016

If we’re going to be critical of road projects that spend billions in taxpayer dollars, we have to also be critical of transit projects that do the same. We can build good public transit in our towns, but it will require a realistic mindset.

What's wrong with comparing Seattle to Houston?

by Nick Panzarella, November 2, 2016

The Cato Institute recently published an article claiming that cash-strapped millennials in Seattle should look instead to Houston for affordable homes. There's a lot wrong with that argument.

Community Allies: The Virtue of Locally-Owned Business

by Bruce Nesmith, November 4, 2016

I think this community-based approach could go much farther than any president to develop strong, inclusive local economies that would, in turn, help us face other seemingly intractable 21st century issues like climate, energy, diversity and government finance.

(Top photo by Johnny Sanphillippo)


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