Commissioner Steven Jackson shares his thoughts on the I-49 project, the impact of Shreveport's existing inner city highways and what makes Allendale a special neighborhood.
Shreveport activist, Dorothy Wiley, discusses her love for her neighborhood and her work to help save it from being destroyed by a highway.
The only problem this highway project seeks to solve is, "How do we move more vehicles through Shreveport?" The perspective of residents whose neighborhood would be destroyed by the highway seems to count for nothing.
Chuck and Rachel discuss a proposed inner city highway project in Shreveport, LA—which is the focus of Strong Towns' work this week.
Highway project proponents convert very small amounts of time savings into cash equivalents to show all the benefit a project is creating. In the case of the I49 connector, it barely even passes this phony test.
Use the hashtag #MyCityisShreveport and tell us about the impact of urban highways in your city.
This week, we're focusing on a proposed inner-city highway connector in Shreveport, LA. On Thursday, two Strong Towns members who live in Shreveport will lead a discussion about this project and what's being done to stop it.
For the past seven years, a David & Goliath struggle has taken place in Shreveport—Louisiana’s third largest city—over a proposal to build a 3.6 mile long innercity connector (ICC) for Interstate 49 North.
Building a highway through the heart of Shreveport, LA will destroy a strong neighborhood at a high cost. We're going to explore that story this week and show what's wrong with the plan.
This week, we shared our 2016 annual report, talked about the value of buying local, and discussed the Oroville Dam in California.
In this week's Strong Talk, staff members Chuck Marohn, Rachel Quednau and Kea Wilson discuss their newly published annual report.
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Strong Towns member Steve Shultis compares death rates of homicides vs. car crashes, and the media coverage of these.
Stop obsessing over building new infrastructure and start putting your best minds in charge of maintenance.
It’s only when we care about our places and their residents that we can sustain the passion needed to fight for them.
Every dollar spent locally is a dollar of wealth retained in the community.
The humble tree offers myriad social, economic, and environmental benefits for the streets of our towns.
The winner of the 2017 Strongest Town Contest will get a free Curbside Chat hosted by Chuck Marohn. Nominate your town before Friday in order to be a contender.
Talk about #PedestrianUnfriendly.
America's first electric bikeshare system has some kinks to work out, but could make a big impact on the city of Birmingham.