Strong cities, towns and neighborhoods cannot happen without strong citizens. That's you!
We know you're enthusiastic about implementing Strong Towns' ideas in your community. This whole website is a collection of ideas and inspiration to help you do that. We've created this page for those who want a little guidance and are looking for specific tools to help them tackle a problem.
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If you want to make your neighborhood a better place, you have to get outside and meet the people around you. Here are 9 ideas to get you started.
The 7 skills a small-scale developer needs. Hint: If you don't have them, you can find someone who does.
Is there an empty lot in your neighborhood you dream of filling? Use these simple steps to sketch, model and render a new building in the space.
We challenge you to use public art to encourage positive, concrete change in your town.
These low-cost strategies will make biking easier and safer in any community.
Mr. Money Mustache tells you how to get rich with bikes.
Here is a quick how-to guide for dealing with people who claim your city lacks adequate parking.
Whether your church is urban, suburban or rural, these 6 ideas can help you promote bikeability in your community.
A strong town needs strong local businesses.
Let’s say you want to organize a social get-together for you and your neighbors. What do you do? How do you make it a success? Let me share what I’ve learned over the years about organizing neighbor events. It's easy!
Think you have to choose between moving away to an exciting but distant place, or staying put in your mundane hometown? There's a third option.
How exactly do you live a normal mainstream life in a way that also happens to allow you to ride out an unexpected storm – be it natural, economic, medical, or political?
How can cities and towns effectively reach and listen to all residents, and use their perspectives to shape the future of the community? This guide will show you.
You don't need to be a city councilor or real estate developer to shape the future of housing in your town.
You don't need an advanced degree or an elected position to make streets safer in your community.
Here are 10 tips that will equip you to turn the high-potential neighborhoods in your town into walkable, economically successful places.
Want to figure out whether a local candidate for public office will uphold Strong Towns principles and values on the job? Ask them these 10 questions.
Today we're unveiling a new tool for connecting with local Strong Towns advocates.
So you've been reading Strong Towns for a while now. Maybe you even took the next step and became a member... But now what?
Yes, it's possible to have a community meeting where resident voices are heard, while experts and professionals get their say as well. Here are several tips for how to do that.
How I stopped being frustrated by my city and started working to improve it, with the help of my neighbors.
We provide these resources for you — free of charge — because we know you're out there working to build strong towns.