Growth is not enough. What America needs is productive growth—growth that builds wealth generation after generation.
We've created a system that feeds on short-term growth but doesn't account for the long-term costs of that development.
We are living through, today, what is the largest social, cultural, political and financial experiment that's ever been attempted by humankind.
What does productive growth look like in a twenty-first century city?
Just because a street has sidewalks, that doesn't mean it's safe or pleasant to walk on.
Send this video to anyone who needs a crash course in why parking minimums are a major problem for American cities.
With roads built far past the necessary capacity, one town gets creative in its use of street space.
While roundabouts are a wise design choice, the money spent on this one (and countless others) is astronomical and unnecessary.
Which should come first: prioritizing the needs of residents or prioritizing amenities that will attract tourists? We'll be discussing this and more on Friday's live episode of Strong Talk.
Changes to land use and street design can change the trajectory of entire neighborhoods—for good or for bad.
Get a crash course in Strong Towns or get your burning Strong Towns-related questions answered in this week's webcasts. Whether you're a long-time member or completely new here, we've got something for you.
Last week, three government staffers from Fate, TX led an excellent, educational webcast for Strong Towns members about how to do the math on proposed developments in your town. The recording is now available to watch.
This week's episode of Strong Talk will cover Chuck Marohn's "Open Letter to the City of Springfield," regarding a dangerous street in Springfield, MA.
A full-length Strong Towns presentation plus an extended Q&A session were recorded at a recent event in Eau Claire, WI. Here they are, for your viewing pleasure.
The American transportation system is fundamentally messed up. But a better way forward is not only possible, it's affordable and feasible for towns big and small.
Today at 1:30pm CT, join Strong Towns members and experts for a discussion about how the biking community can better include and represent everyone who bikes.
In this presentation from our 2017 Summit in Tulsa, OK, Ashwat Anandanarayanan discusses his organization's work to fight expensive and wasteful highway projects using legal action and community organizing.
What does it mean to design a city that works for people of all ages? Two special guests will discuss on our latest live episode of Strong Talk, airing at 12pm CT today.
"How do we focus and where do we focus our energies?" This was the question posed by Strong Towns member and urban designer Kevin Klinkenberg in his recent workshop at the Strong Towns Summit.