In this video, Strong Towns contributor and member, Johnny Sanphillippo takes us around Mississauga, Ontaria—a suburb that was caught up in the Growth Ponzi Scheme, then decided to boldly move in a new direction to try to change that.
The result is density without urbanism.
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Dan Burden has been called the “Johnny Appleseed of pedestrian and bike design.” You asked one of the world’s foremost experts on planning for healthy, active communities your questions in our latest Ask Strong Towns—and now we’re sharing the video.
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Our prevailing property tax system rewards those who sit on valuable land and leave it idle, while punishing with higher taxes those who put it to productive use. And for that, our buddy the speculator just wants to say, "Thanks, neighbor."