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We Need Productive Growth.

We Need Productive Growth.

Growth is not enough. What America needs is productive growth—growth that builds wealth generation after generation.

The Illusion of Wealth

The Illusion of Wealth

We've created a system that feeds on short-term growth but doesn't account for the long-term costs of that development.

Video: Heretical Parking

Video: Heretical Parking

With roads built far past the necessary capacity, one town gets creative in its use of street space.

Video: Blinged-out Roundabout

Video: Blinged-out Roundabout

While roundabouts are a wise design choice, the money spent on this one (and countless others) is astronomical and unnecessary.

Strong Talk: Planning for Tourists vs. Residents

Strong Talk: Planning for Tourists vs. Residents

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.

How to devalue a neighborhood

How to devalue a neighborhood

Changes to land use and street design can change the trajectory of entire neighborhoods—for good or for bad.

Join us for 3 webcasts this week

Join us for 3 webcasts this week

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.

New Video from Strong Towns on the Road

New Video from Strong Towns on the Road

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.

Strong Talk: Invisible Bike Riders

Strong Talk: Invisible Bike Riders

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.

#NoNewRoads in Wisconsin

#NoNewRoads in Wisconsin

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.

Strong Talk: Designing for All Ages

Strong Talk: Designing for All Ages

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.

Let Urban be Urban and let Suburban be Suburban

Let Urban be Urban and let Suburban be Suburban

"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.