Our prevailing property tax system rewards those who sit on valuable land and leave it idle, while punishing with higher taxes those who put it to productive use. And for that, our buddy the speculator just wants to say, "Thanks, neighbor."
We shared our most helpful tips and tricks in this recent webcast.
Watch this video to learn how to become a small developer, why small development is important and how community leaders can advocate for better development in their communities.
The governor of North Dakota is a member of Strong Towns and we're thrilled to see the impact that the Strong Towns message is having on his state.
Show this video to anyone who needs a crash course in what makes our streets dangerous and how to make them safer and more financially productive.
Combining tax value per acre with data from Walk Score definitively shows that walkable places are more financially productive.
Watch the recording of our latest webcast with Jeff Speck.
Watch the recording from our latest webcast to learn why.
What's tactical urbanism and how can it be applied in your town? Watch this short video to find out.
This fall, Strong Towns had the chance to present a Curbside Chat in Washington, DC co-hosted by The American Conservative and the Congress for the New Urbanism. Here's the video.
Here's what works and what doesn't on a typical street.
Here's what two people who attended a recent Strong Towns event had to say about our message and its impact.
5 areas your community can focus on to shake the status quo.
Plus some musings on the nature of our present-day cities, and what they once were.
How a derogatory slur became coded in law.
A construction project to widen a road unintentionally creates a safer space for everyone around it.
A recording of our recent webcast with farmer Molly Rockamann is now available. Check it out!
Today we're bringing you a video from a Strong Towns event earlier this year that addresses several pressing questions from urban planners.
A new documentary produced by a Strong Towns member will explore the growing nationwide movement to dramatically increase the number of people riding bikes.
The traditional development pattern has tremendous financial upside and limited financial downside. In contrast, the suburban approach has limited financial upside and a downside that can literally go negative.