We’ve got the built environment that we have and the overwhelming majority of it isn’t going to change.
In this episode, Chuck Marohn discusses the need to create a new infrastructure funding system, not keep dumping more money into the existing system.
We're deeply honored to be named #1 podcast in Streets.MN's list of Top 7 Urban Planning Podcasts.
I remain curious as to why a casino plays such a central role in our city's discussions of economic development.
What's it like to watch a shopping mall die?
A couple weeks ago, we showed you "Your Highway ABC Book," a piece of propaganda for children put out by the National Highway Users Conference in the 1930s. Now we're sharing our own ABCs.
Let's not allow a simplistic reaction to direct funding of highways -- as opposed to our current indirect approach -- keep us from doing things that will help everyone, especially the poor.
Chuck and Rachel dish about the fraudulent justification of a highway project and the current standings in the Strongest Town Contest.
Valparaiso, IN has a bye this week due to their competitors stepping out of the contest. But we'd still like to show you their photos, demonstrating what makes them a strong town.
Mr. Trash Wheel teaches a lesson about the power of ‘loveability.’
Two northern towns — Wausau, WI and Guelph, ON — go head to head in the second round of our Strongest Town Contest.
Two unique cities compete for the title of "strongest" in the latest match-up in our Strongest Town Contest.
Here's your chance to vote for the strongest town in the second round of our contest: Is it Traverse City, MI or Ellsworth, ME?
Shreveport is overwhelmed -- except for a short period of time in a limited space -- with excess auto capacity, yet the I-49 Connector economic impact report cites a study of French cities to suggest more capacity is needed. C’est pas vrai.
This week was all about the Strongest Town Contest. We also discussed pedestrian streets and how to choose a neighborhood for your family.
Eight towns advance to the next round in our Strongest Town contest.
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.
If “big data” and “smart cities” are really going to amount to anything substantial, it has to be more than just generating high tech scare stories.
John Thomas is a Strong Towns member who believes trees are a vital part of any urban landscape and he’s been working to get his town of Iowa City to plant more of them.
He wants urban. She wants rural. How does a couple decide where to live and where to raise their children? It turns out there's a middle ground.