Podcast: Solidarity Hall

Podcast: Solidarity Hall

In this wide-reaching dialogue, Grace Potts, Elias Crim and Chuck Marohn contemplate how to build truly resilient communities where power rests in the hands of neighbors, and where economic prosperity is not the realm of the few, but shared by all.

A Stronger Pelham

A Stronger Pelham

Inspired by a Strong Towns presentation, Pelham, Ontario is reexamining its development practices and making plans for a more financially stable future.

Bike Commuting's Worst Enemy isn't what you think

Bike Commuting's Worst Enemy isn't what you think

The biggest barrier we may have to tackle—the one that gives people a license to dismiss bikes as a transit outlier—is the misconception that bikes are a means of recreation instead of a tool for empowerment.

This is why infrastructure is so expensive

This is why infrastructure is so expensive

If we can align the incentives of the players involved, we can build infrastructure that is actually necessary and while doing it quicker and at lower prices than we do now.

New Video from Strong Towns on the Road

New Video from Strong Towns on the Road

A full-length Strong Towns presentation plus an extended Q&A session were recorded at a recent event in Eau Claire, WI. Here they are, for your viewing pleasure.

Baldwin Park: A Test for New Urbanism

Baldwin Park: A Test for New Urbanism

New Urbanist design has been praised and criticized alike. A recent development in Orlando, FL offers a unique opportunity to examine the challenges and potentials for success in planned New Urbanist communities.