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Member Profile: Lisa Nisenson

Member Profile: Lisa Nisenson

This is the latest in our series of member profiles. Today, we're featuring Lisa Nisenson, one of the creators behind the popular game, Cards Against Urbanity.

Island press books

Island press books

We've partnered with Island Press, an urbanist and environmentally focused publishing house that shares many of our values, to give our members discounts on select book titles.

This Week's SlackChat

This Week's SlackChat

This week's SlackChat will be hosted by Jason Schaefer, who serves as Member Support Specialist at Strong Towns. The chat will be held at 2pm Central, on Wednesday (April 6).

Member Profile: Mike Gingerich

Member Profile: Mike Gingerich

We’re excited to kick off a new regular series featuring profiles of our members. We're starting off with Mike Gingerich from Kankakee, IL.

Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

50.3% to 49.7%. That was the result of the matchup between Holland, MI and Fargo, ND - the closest first round matchup in our Strongest Town competition. Here's a comparison of these two strong towns.

Value Per Acre Webcast

Value Per Acre Webcast

We’re incredibly excited to announce the latest addition to our 2016 Member Webinar Series: Performing a Value Per Acre Analysis with Joshua McCarty at Urban3. Mark your calendars!

Walkability for Seniors

Walkability for Seniors

The current auto-oriented development pattern is already wreaking havoc on local budgets. That will only get worse in the ensuing years. Another harsh reality we’re starting to face is the aging of our population. The ramifications of having a large population aging in suburbia will be increasingly hard to ignore.

Winter Biking Demystified

Winter Biking Demystified

Too often conversations around winter biking focus on the perceived danger and discomfort. But let's not forget the many benefits.

Winter Biking is Hot

Winter Biking is Hot

Four tips for making winter biking doable and fun. Hint: You don't need to spend thousands of dollars on special gear to do it.

Announcing Our January Member Webinar!

Announcing Our January Member Webinar!

We're excited to offer a series of webinars in 2016 for Strong Towns members. We'll start in January with one focused on blogging. This is an excellent opportunity if you’re thinking about starting your own blog or looking for tips and ideas for an existing blog.

Start Up City Interview

Start Up City Interview

For city nerds, tech geeks, policy wonks, and entrepreneurs alike – Listen to this fascinating podcast with Gabe Klein, former head of Chicago and DC departments of transportation.

Updated State Member Rankings

Updated State Member Rankings

Last week we hit an important milestone, reaching the 1,000 member mark.

Here's an updated list of top performing states.

Reducing Traffic or Inducing It?

Reducing Traffic or Inducing It?

When we build more roads or widen existing roads, drivers and traffic will come. This phenomenon is known as induced demand