Strong Towns is making an impact across the nation.
From Fate, Texas to Indianapolis, Indiana, the Strong Towns message is actively shaping local decisions and creating positive change in cities, towns and neighborhoods nationwide. Here are some of our recent successes.
Today we present our 2017 annual report detailing the Strong Towns strategy and approach, along with the impact of our efforts.
A year ago, Shreveport, Louisiana was on the brink of building a highway through a poor inner-city neighborhood. Strong Towns helped fight back.
Strong Towns is a tough, tough message, but it unites people in a way that truly brings out our best. Of all things we do, I'm perhaps most proud of that.
This year, we've been floored to hear from hundreds of Strong Towns members who are taking action to make their communities better as a result of our movement.
What does it look like when you actively implement and share the Strong Towns message?
Strong Towns is inspiring a movement for change.
Every day, we see our members taking action in their communities based on ideas and strategies they've learned from Strong Towns. Here are some of the actions we've inspired:
A Strong Towns member used tax data to figure out how much his local Target was actually contributing to his community.
In Valparaiso, Indiana, a so-called "bad" neighborhood is changing, and its residents are coming together to help direct that change.
A diverse group of advocates in Rockford, IL are coming together to make theirs a stronger town.
Strong Towns member Daniel Hintz is making a serious impact in Northwest Arkansas.
Strong Towns is leading a national conversation.
Strong Towns ideas and leaders are frequently featured in local and national media. Here are some recent features:
Chuck Marohn was recently featured on The Civil Engineering Podcast.
Chuck Marohn was recently featured in a two-part podcast interview with Keita Demming, who hosts the Disruptive Conversations podcast.
Check out this special interview with Chuck Marohn on the Big Ideas for Better Places podcast.
Chuck Marohn was recently featured on the Tropical MBA Podcast, which is dedicated to "the growing movement of location independent entrepreneurs worldwide."
Strong Towns is getting recognized.
The Strong Towns message is taking hold and getting noticed around the world. Here's what people are saying about the Strong Towns movement:
Here's what two people who attended a recent Strong Towns event had to say about our message and its impact.
Whether you're a planner, a neighborhood advocate or an elected official, Strong Towns offers something for everyone.
Some thoughts on being named one of the 100 Most Influential Urbanists.
Strong Towns is honored to have recently been named #8 on Feedspot's list of Top 100 Urban Planning Blogs and Website.
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