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by Charles Marohn | May 6, 2019
Not everything in a Strong Town can be about dollars and cents. The finances constrain us—they are an important check on our avarice—but the things that make a place worth loving go far beyond the balance sheet.
Strong Towns Podcast | Charles Marohn & Joe Minicozzi | May 6, 2019
As an engineer, I once had property owners turn out en masse to oppose a project I was working on that would fix their potholed street and broken sidewalks. Find out why—and one key policy change that might have led to a different response.
by Daniel Herriges | May 7, 2019
More than ever of what we make is produced with little thought to its durability. But what happens when we apply this mindset to the very communities we live in?
by Felix Landry | May 8, 2019
What exactly is the “human scale”? And have you ever thought about just how little of the public space in your city is designed at that scale—even in places you think of as walkable?
Upzoned Podcast | Charles Marohn & Don Kostelec | May 3, 2019
Could it make sense to put the onus on pedestrians to ensure their own safety—in Honolulu’s case, by considering making it illegal to cross the street outside of a crosswalk after dark? Maybe, but only if we had a system that actually gave people on foot equal opportunity to get around safely and conveniently. We don’t.
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