These 7 steps will take you from a nebulous idea to successfully addressing an issue that matters in your town.
Here are the 6 best books I read this year.
Here are the 5 immutable laws of affordable housing that cities must recognize if they want to move forward — plus 3 strategies for achieving true housing affordability.
Small maintenance projects focusing on below ground infrastructure in old, established neighborhoods have the greatest potential for positive returns.
This week kicked off our annual recap of favorite content from the year. These are the best of the best.
The line between optimism and reality can be a fine one to walk.
Infrastructure was supposed to serve us. Now we serve it.
Cities are filled with talent, ideas, and hardworking people. We just need to provide them with the platform to be productive.
Here's what two Strong Towns members find valuable about life in the small town south, and what they'd like to see change.
Can a suburban “downtown” built from the ground up for over $150 million succeed?
Leaders in Shreveport, Louisiana want to construct a new highway right through the heart of their city. And the economic arguments they're using to justify it are completely bogus.
I don't need to be an expert to tell you that our streets are not bike-friendly.
It’s pretty easy to destroy a walkable place. We’ve been doing it for so long.
Chuck and Rachel discuss a recent trip to Montreal and a bunch of exciting announcements.
Many people would have us believe that America is failing to invest in its infrastructure. If only it were that simple.
Should cities invest in big projects in the hopes of increasing tourism, or invest in the people that have already taken a risk by moving back into their long-dormant downtowns?
A federal infrastructure bill is going to make your city poorer in the long run. Here's why.
Thoughts on Building Strong Towns, Volume III is now available!
Today we present our 2017 annual report detailing the Strong Towns strategy and approach, along with the impact of our efforts.
This week, we discussed the costs of development and maintenance in our cities.