When our members ask for something, we take it seriously. One request we've gotten frequently is to create some concrete resources--some how-to guides and step-by-step instructions--for building Strong Towns. While we know that a strong town is a complex system with thousands of moving pieces, we do have a store of knowledge—much of it collected from our members across the country to help get you started on making your community a better, more financially resilient place.
So we created a new Resource page to help you easily find all the resources you need. Here's a sampling of what you'll find there:
Here are 10 tips that will equip you to turn the high-potential neighborhoods in your town into walkable, economically successful places.
Want to figure out whether a local candidate for public office will uphold Strong Towns principles and values on the job? Ask them these 10 questions.
Today we're unveiling a new tool for connecting with local Strong Towns advocates.
Here is a quick how-to guide for dealing with people who claim your city lacks adequate parking.
The 7 skills a small-scale developer needs. Hint: If you don't have them, you can find someone who does.
Here are 8 small things you can do to make a place more inviting, productive and happy.
The City of Fayetteville recently released a free tactical urbanism guide.
So you've been reading Strong Towns for a while now. Maybe you even took the next step and became a member... But now what?
Is there an empty lot in your neighborhood you dream of filling? Use these simple steps to sketch, model and render a new building in the space.
We provide these resources for you--free of charge--because we know you're out there working to build strong towns. If you care about our mission and value these resources, please support us by becoming a member of Strong Towns so we can keep creating more resources for you.
And if you have a specific question that's not answered on that page. You can always head over to our slack discussion forum and get a crowdsourced answer immediately. Our goal is to give you the tools and guidance that you need to build Strong Towns.