How will autonomous vehicles impact our cities and the way we get around?
How can we be fair judges of city builders in the past while still maintaining a critical eye toward their failings?
Architects and CNU leaders, Andres Duany and Kevin Klinkenberg pull back the curtain on Savannah, GA.
Chuck and Rachel discuss Strong Towns' role in CNU26, including live podcast recordings, an interactive debate, a Strong Towns 101 presentation and a meet-up.
4 ways to join the Strong Towns conversation at the annual Congress for the New Urbanism — whether you’re attending the event or not.
On May 18, Strong Towns will host the Congress for the New Urbanism debates, discussing some of the most pressing issues in the world of urbanism today.
Chuck Marohn hosts, enthusiastic people spar and a panel of judges passes its judgment. Think Oxford debates + American Idol.
Leading New Urbanist voices interviewed on the Strong Towns podcast.
Apply today to be a debater in our upcoming live debates at the Congress for the New Urbanism in Seattle.
Chuck Marohn and friend of Strong Towns Joe Minicozzi were recently featured in an interview with the Congress for the New Urbanism's Public Square.
At the Congress for the New Urbanism in Detroit this year, we opened the floor for any and every question that our members and readers wanted to discuss.
"We will not change the dominant form until we start working together."
Strong Towns member and contributor, Johnny Sanphillippo and President, Chuck Marohn, discuss their recent dueling essays about what to do with Detroit.
Do we want to make life easy on the experts, or make Detroit a better place that can also pay its bills?
"At Strong Towns, there's this recognition that we're all coming from different backgrounds, but we all recognize we share these principles. We're all co-participants in this process. The objective is not to train a cadre of city managers to run towns; it's so much more than that." - Seth Zeren
Strong Towns members from across the country share their backgrounds and how they came to be members of Strong Towns in a special interview from CNU24.
Chuck Marohn and Rachel Quednau review last week at CNU and share some reflections on Detroit. Plus they respond to some argumentative comments on a recent article.
What is going on in the doughnut of despair surrounding downtown Detroit is not a policy choice. It is a consequence of policy choice. There is no bringing back the illusion of wealth or, to paraphrase Tomas Sedlacek, Detroit can not get back its unsustainability.
Popular topics this week included narrow streets, pedestrian safety and Detroit, where the 24th Congress for the New Urbanism is currently taking place.
R. John Anderson talks about the growth of the small-scale developer movement, recent bootcamps hosted by his organization, the Incremental Development Alliance, and the value of small-scale projects.