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The Magic of Tree-Lined Streets

by Sarah Kobos, June 27, 2016

Whether you care about the environment, energy savings, property values, public health, or your city’s bottom line--plant a tree by the street.  You’ll make sweaty cyclists and pedestrians happy for generations to come.

The Ignorant and the Elites

by Charles Marohn, June 27, 2016

What is sadly ironic is that advocates for both sides in the Brexit conversation, as well as those vested in our current political theater, see themselves as the force for good and the other side as a force of literal evil. Nobody is listening.

5 Perspectives on Walkability

by Strong Towns, June 28, 2016

Why does walkability matter and how do we encourage it in our cities? 

The Emerging Democratized Economy

by Alexander Dukes, June 29, 2016

The key to building a sustainable local economy is to nurture a diverse set of employers that operate in multiple industries. With the emergence of the Democratized Economy, localized production for regional markets is returning to the fore. 

Another Place for Chuck

by Charles Marohn, June 29, 2016

I'm moving. It turns out the place I was looking for was right there in front of me all along.

(Top photo by Andrew Price)

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