Chuck and Rachel discuss recent perspectives about Hurricane Harvey and the neuroscientific studies behind human responses to danger.
Plus one story that will inspire you to build something better.
Join Chuck Marohn and other Strong Towns members and staff on Slack at 1pm CT on Thursday, September 7 for an open discussion.
For extreme events, we can't measure risk, but we can measure fragility. Cities that want to protect themselves from extreme events need to become less fragile. They need to adopt a Strong Towns approach.
We at Strong Towns wish you and your families a happy Labor Day!
This week, we countered popular arguments about Houston's flooding and shared some unique perspectives on how to build Strong Towns.
The kind of development America needs happens at the scale of strong citizens.
The Strong Indy group offers advice on how to organize your neighbors to build strong towns.
Chuck Marohn and urban affairs journalist Scott Beyer discuss their overlapping and diverging viewpoints on government regulations, zoning and housing affordability issues.
What will happen to this historic working class neighborhood in Cedar Rapids, IA?
Anyone suggesting that more wetlands or more pervious surfaces would have done anything to mitigate what has happened in Houston is lacking a proper sense of scale.
These 5 harmful myths about Houston's land use planning need to be put to rest.
A new street is being completed. Does it need bike lanes to be safe for cyclists or is it okay without them?
On September 12, we're hosting a live webcast with Molly Rockamann of EarthDance Organic Farm School in Ferguson, Missouri.
A hierarchical zoning model would allow greater development flexibility and remove needless rules from our zoning codes. Here's how to do it.
Chuck and Rachel discuss Chuck's recent event in Tulsa, OK and recent article, "Autism, PTSD and the City."
Is there an empty lot in your neighborhood you dream of filling? Use these simple steps to sketch, model and render a new building in the space.
Many towns seem to be under the false impression that if you back a dump truck of development money into an area that is not ready for it, it will instantly lift the neighborhood.
My plan was always to leave Oklahoma for lovely, liberal Portland. It didn’t work out that way, but I got something much better by hanging around.
Along a quiet stretch of the Allegheny River in Western New York, a small farm run by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany strives to change how the surrounding community feeds itself.