So much of our road education is about fear. A shift in mindset and approach could change that.
Walkable places are vital to health and welfare — and contrary to perceptions, they also reduce household costs.
When arguing in favor of bike infrastructure, it's time for a new tactic.
Our current development models have not served us well and we know that. We must move forward in a different way.
Peak hour car commuters have incomes almost double those who travel by transit, bike and foot.
Chuck and Rachel recap a bunch of recent Strong Towns events.
Small, locally-based investments can make a big difference to help people walking and biking feel safe. Big investments from outside sources tend to have the opposite effect.
There are rules you have when you are comfortable that make no sense when you are not.
This week, we talked parking, zoning, light rail and that loaded word — "blight."
A construction project to widen a road unintentionally creates a safer space for everyone around it.
There's a new parking garage in Fargo, ND and I'm excited about it. Yes, you read that right.
A traditional pattern of development requires zoning that is fine-grained, geographically contextual and responsive to observable feedback.
The Purple Line corridor truly merits a rail investment, not a bus rapid transit route.
An economy that relies on specialization is inherently fragile.
A recording of our recent webcast with farmer Molly Rockamann is now available. Check it out!
What makes one building worth saving and another worth destroying?
Last week, Chuck Marohn was in Santa Ana, CA, giving presentations and hosting a walking tour as part of a Regional Active Transportation Forum.
(Hint: It doesn't involve luring a mega-corporation to our community.)
Instead of building competing transit systems that are not compatible; why not work on utilizing existing systems to accomplish our goals while remaining economically sustainable?
With Chuck on the road, Rachel brings in her colleague Kea Wilson for a special edition of the Week Ahead podcast.