Don’t be intimidated by the haters. Keep doing what you can to build a strong town.
Auto-oriented towns experience serious challenges that negatively impact small businesses, community health, and financial success for everyone.
A Strong Towns member talks home renovation, parenthood and how he's living a resilient life.
Here is a quick how-to guide for dealing with people who claim your city lacks adequate parking.
The 7 skills a small-scale developer needs. Hint: If you don't have them, you can find someone who does.
Our national transportation obsession has been about maximizing the amount that you can drive. Today, we need to focus on minimizing the amount you are forced to drive.
In this hard-hitting four-part series, we examine the root cause of America's dangerously designed roads, which take tens of thousands of lives every year.
If urbanists want a successful, lasting renaissance of inner-city neighborhoods, they should allow the people who stuck it out through the lean years a controlling stake in their neighborhoods' rebirth.
Want to know whether you live in a strong town? Here's 10 questions to help you figure it out.
Here's an apples-to-apples comparison of traditional and auto-oriented development approaches. Guess which one is more financially productive.
A couple years ago, I bought a $15,000 uninhabitable shack in Cincinnati, Ohio, hoping to renovate it into a nice two-story duplex for renters. Here's what went wrong.
In this Dallas suburb, safe streets are desperately needed.
Cities that tethered their future to this experiment are going to struggle, while those that still have a pulse in their core neighborhoods will have a chance at renewed prosperity.
Routine traffic stops are dangerous for all involved and do little to improve safety. It's time to end the practice.
Chuck Marohn recaps recent events including a trip to Washington, D.C.
Whether you care about the environment, property values, public health, or your city’s bottom line, you can make your town stronger by planting trees.
There's a big difference between these two types of development and one will create a far better outcome for our cities.
A stroad is a street/road hybrid. Stroads are dangerous and unproductive, and if we want to build strong towns, we have to eliminate them.
America's pre-Depression development pattern relied on exploitation of workers, poor living conditions and exclusion of women and minorities. How is the Strong Towns approach, which advocates for traditional development patterns, different?
This week, we discussed the allure of megaprojects, the case for small southern towns, and the problem with setbacks.