We host regular interactive webcasts on a range of relevant topics that will help you build strong towns.
Webcasts feature Strong Towns members, experts and staff. 

Upcoming Webcasts:


Strong Talk

In addition to our long-form educational webcasts, join us most Fridays for Strong Talk, a live webcast where we chat about current events and popular topics related to Strong Towns, featuring Strong Towns staffmembers and experts.

Learn more about Strong Talk and find out about upcoming episodes.


Previous webcasts

In this May 2017 webcast, Strong Towns members and government staff from Fate, TX share their method for "doing the math" on development in their town and offer advice on how to make wise financial decisions for your own town.

This 2016 webcast features Josh McCarty of Urban3 explaining how to conduct a value per acre analysis—a vital tool here at Strong Towns. It is an incredibly effective way to visualize how traditional development patterns compare to auto-oriented suburbia.

This webcast features representatives from the two towns who made it to the final round in our 2017 Strongest Town Contest: Mayor Cam Guthrie of Guelph, ON and Russ Soyring, Planning Director for Traverse City, MI, competing for the title of Strongest.

This 2016 webcast is part of our #NoNewRoads campaign and it features Todd Litman, founder and executive director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative solutions to transport problems. 

This 2016 webcast is about redeveloping brownfield sites. Brownfields are former industrial or commercial sites that are known or suspected to have environmental contamination. While these sites present many challenges and can be costly to clean up, they also offer tremendous opportunities for communities and developers.

In this 2016 webcast with one of the creators of the popular Cards Against Urbanity game, we learn about fun and creative ways to use games for public engagement. Lisa Nisenson of Greater Places dives into some creative ways to engage people in urbanist concepts that - to many - are seen as boring or confusing.

This 2016 webcast, offered as part of our Strong Citizens week, explores the role of elected officials in building strong towns and the decision to run for elected office. It features several Strong Towns members who have run for office.

In this 2016 webcast, three experienced bloggers share their experiences with blogging, including various challenges and successes. They talk about how easy it is to get started and the impact it has had for them and their communities.

(Top image source: Avi Richard)