Join us this Friday (February 9) at 11:30am CT for an open slack conversation about building slower, safer streets.
Most public-private partnerships are merely public handouts by a different name. Here's how to avoid that.
This week, we covered a huge variety of topics — from the new federal infrastructure plan to the sidewalks in your city.
A small amount of support goes a long way toward helping communities become safer and more accessible for everyone.
Our urban environments subtly (and sometimes not so subtly) tell us whether we should spend time in them or leave, whether we should walk through them or drive. We can design our cities with this messaging in mind.
This isn't the bill we would've created, but it's a step in the right direction.
Texting while driving is a very real problem. The cause of the problem, however, isn’t recklessness but an incorrect perception of safety on behalf of drivers who feel little risk in texting.
There is no amount of signage or cops patrolling that will eliminate the problem of dangerous design. We have to address the root cause.
Yet another reason not to build a new stadium in your city.
Applications are now open for #StrongestTown 2018.
An all-or-nothing development environment creates a built-in bias toward big actors who can weather wide market swings and are in a position to exploit them for profit.
A breakthrough design on La Jolla Boulevard in San Diego cuts crashes by 90 percent and gives local business a big boost.
In the last 10 years, the number of breweries in America has increased sixfold.
This week's guest is Alexander Dukes, a Strong Towns member and contributor who just finished an extended series on community planning.
Simple steps could make life much easier for people on foot. Why aren't our cities taking them?
A review of the White House infrastructure plan reveals a few rough spots, but also a lot to like.
This week we shared some important lessons for towns big and small.
10 years after beginning Strong Towns, founder and president Charles Marohn reflects on how this movement began, starting in 2008.
Engineering professionals must change their approach to designing roads and setting speed limits or they will continue to be responsible for thousands of deaths on American streets every year.
Across the country, a movement of local doers is taking hold — one where problem solving happens from the bottom up instead of the top down. That's what Bruce Katz, Centennial Scholar at Brookings, argues in his new book.