The Strong Towns staff and board are convening for an annual meeting for the next three days, so we'll be taking a short break from content in order to focus on planning for 2017 and beyond.
We'll be back to our usual schedule on Monday. Have a great weekend and in the meantime, you can check out some of our most popular content from the last few weeks below.
By talking to each other, by listening, and by interpreting the words and actions of others with a spirit of generosity, we can overcome the feeling of helplessness we have in these times.
This week we covered the dangers of highway widening, the history of government involvement in home mortgages, and the problem with parking lots.
What happens when you fill your city with parking? Lots and lots of low value land, and not much else.
After years of neglect, downtown Rochester has found an unexpected ally: residents.
Oregon’s DOT seems to be more concerned with making cars go faster than saving lives.
This week was all about local food, housing, and a curiously-sized building in Peoria, IL.
Six small-scale farmers discuss the challenges and successes of their modern-day farm efforts.
In their efforts to encourage local food production, this municipal government has actually quashed any hopes of a flourishing food system.
It's only a matter of time before California finds itself in another bust cycle, where the emergency of rising prices gives way to the catastrophe of falling prices—where the manic cycle ends and the depressive cycle begins.
(Top photo: Strong Towns president, Chuck Marohn and Strong Towns board member John Reuter)