#NoNewRoads in Wisconsin

#NoNewRoads in Wisconsin

In this presentation from our 2017 Summit in Tulsa, OK, Ashwat Anandanarayanan discusses his organization's work to fight expensive and wasteful highway projects using legal action and community organizing.

The Immutable Laws of Affordable Housing

The Immutable Laws of Affordable Housing

There’s probably no panacea for housing affordability. Here are 5 immutable laws of affordable housing that cities must recognize if they want to move forward. Plus 3 strategies for doing so.

Top 5 Stories This Week (May 1-5, 2017)

Top 5 Stories This Week (May 1-5, 2017)

This week, we discussed a population of bike riders that's often ignored, a suburban town square that's doomed to fail, and a Strong Towns member with a creative housing strategy.

5 Reasons to Make Parks a Priority in Your Town

5 Reasons to Make Parks a Priority in Your Town

Parks aren't just pretty green space where kids can throw a ball, they're the heart of our neighborhoods, gathering places for people young and old, and could even be the site of future revolutions

Strong Talk: Designing for All Ages

Strong Talk: Designing for All Ages

What does it mean to design a city that works for people of all ages? Two special guests will discuss on our latest live episode of Strong Talk, airing at 12pm CT today.

Podcast: Human Transit

Podcast: Human Transit

"What is the problem for which transit is the solution?" "What does it mean for transit to work well?" Transit planning consultant Jarrett Walker shares his answers to some of the biggest transit questions.

New Options for Mixed-Use Housing

New Options for Mixed-Use Housing

Housing development in the United States isn’t a one-size-fits-all model. Different types of neighborhoods and urban forms have different financing needs. Kudos to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for taking these steps. 

The Springfield Strategy

The Springfield Strategy

Most people load themselves up with massive amounts of debt in order to live the way they believe they’re supposed to. But there's another option.