Is it worth the $150 million price tag to build a "town square" on an empty suburban lot? Find out in this week's article by Rachel Quednau.

Is it worth the $150 million price tag to build a "town square" on an empty suburban lot? Find out in this week's article by Rachel Quednau.

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The Invisible Bike Riders

by Rachel Quednau | May 2, 2017

There's a huge segment of the biking population that isn't often talked about or listened to.

An Embarrassing Mess

by Charles Marohn | May 1, 2017

The case of Mats Järlström and the Oregon licensing board is an absolute embarrassment for the traffic engineering profession.

A Town Square out of Thin Air

by Rachel Quednau | May 3, 2017

Can a suburban “downtown” built from the ground up for over $150 million succeed?

The Springfield Strategy

by Johnny Sanphillippo | May 3, 2017

Most people load themselves up with massive amounts of debt in order to live the way they believe they’re supposed to. But there's another option.

Let Urban be Urban and Let Suburban be Suburban

by Strong Towns | May 1, 2017

"How do we focus and where do we focus our energies?" This was the question posted by Strong Towns member and urban designer Kevin Klinkenberg in his recent workshop at the Strong Towns Summit.

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(Top photo by Johnny Sanphillippo)


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