In this podcast episode, Chuck and Rachel review the highlights (lowlights?) from Strong Towns' annual #BlackFridayParking event and share some exciting news.
In Valparaiso, Indiana, a so-called "bad" neighborhood is changing, and its residents are coming together to help direct that change.
A diverse group of advocates in Rockford, IL are coming together to make theirs a stronger town.
Now more than ever, it's time to rethink our parking policies and start putting this wasted land to better use.
What sorts of streets make up a strong town? It's time to get past the standard “local, collector, arterial, freeway” hierarchy of street design.
The crazy distortions we see in housing and real estate won't be solved by centralized interventions, be they corporate or government. Only at the local level do we have the nuance to start creating something that works.
We wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving, and we invite you to join us tomorrow for our annual #BlackFridayParking event.
How can we make better use of a parking space? This little dog knows.
Towns across the country are transforming unused parking into more productive developments that offer true benefits to a community, not just temporary car storage.
Plus 5 tips for repealing parking minimums in your community.
The right amount of parking is well-utilized and valuable. But too much is detrimental.
Here's how to participate in our annual #BlackFridayParking event today.
Developer Monte Anderson discusses how parking minimums exclude small-scale developers and how to approach parking needs in an auto-centric area.
We don’t need a parking lot as badly as we need our city to become financially strong and healthy.
If our historic downtowns had to follow present-day parking minimum laws, they would never be built.
Your city needs far less parking than you think. But for the neighborhoods and destinations that really do need some parking, how can we build it in a thoughtful, non-destructive manner?
Municipalities for whom property taxes are lifeblood should treat parking for what it is: dead weight.
While your fellow Americans are busy fighting each other for 50% off toys and discounted televisions at the stores in your town, you have a job: Snap some photos of the parking lots surrounding these stores.
If we took the entire Strong Towns Strength Test and boiled it down to one indicator, it would be parking minimums. If you can't figure out how to get rid of them, your town isn't strong.
Strong Towns staff members Chuck Marohn and Bo Wright check in on the final day of our 2017 Member Drive to talk about their hopes for the future of the Strong Towns movement.