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  1. The Wonderful Walkability of College CampusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | StrongTowns

    As someone in my mid-twenties, most of my friends finished college sometime in the last five years and plenty of them still miss those days. Many would cite the proximity of friends and activities as their biggest reason for missing college: "You didn't have to worry about driving or paying for a cab home from a party because the party was down the block."

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  2. Is this new high school really an upgrade?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | StrongTowns

    Matt Steele is a founding member of Strong Towns and writer for the Minnesota land use and transportation blog, Streets.MN . This essay is reprinted from Streets.MN with permission.

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  3. Tractor Trailer TradeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | StrongTowns

    I used to play drums in a band called The Retractions. I purchased a piccolo snare drum because, you know, I loved the sound; it had a high snap to it that really fit my style of playing.

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  4. Moving in Milwaukee: The Impact of Accessible Transit on JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | StrongTowns

    Strong Towns was recently invited to test out a new comprehensive mapping tool called mySidewalk . In collaboration with mySidewalk, I wrote this piece, utilizing the tool to examine transportation access and housing locations in my town.

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  5. What if we lived like it was July 4th every day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | StrongTowns

    This weekend, many Strong Towns readers and members celebrated Independence Day. We hosted cook-outs, rode our bikes, watched fireworks, and hung out with our neighbors.

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  6. Skyways: Helping or hurting downtown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | StrongTowns

    Yesterday, Sarah Kobos wrote about trees as a way to make walking more pleasant and protect walkers from the elements like scorching heat. Here's another method for shielding pedestrians from the elements: Build separate covered walkways apart from the sidewalk altogether.

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  7. Even an NFL Player Thinks we Shouldn't be Spending This Much on StadiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | StrongTowns

    As a recent ThinkProgress article reported, "Talking to John Clayton on 710 ESPN Seattle, [Richard Sherman] the Stanford graduate and Seattle Seahawks cornerback said that if he was elected to the White House, he would focus on getting America out of debt." Sherman said: I'd stop spending billions of taxpayer dollars on stadiums and probably get us out of debt and maybe make the billionaires who actually benefit from the stadiums pay for them.

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  8. Transform Your Neighborhood Through Cooperative InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | StrongTowns

    The small-scale developer movement has been gaining momentum over the last couple of years, and we're proud to be a part of that. One Strong Towns member is involved in a very unique small-scale development organization that is helping to improve her neighborhood.

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  9. Moxie, a Local Clothing Store with a MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | StrongTowns

    All week, we're sharing stories of Strong Citizens on the Iron Range. They are neighborhood leaders, small business owners and everyday activists doing their part to make the Range a better place.

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  10. Small Airport MadnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | StrongTowns

    There are probably few people who live in the Brainerd Lakes Area here in Central Minnesota that fly more frequently than I do. I'm what in the industry would be called a "business traveler", someone with status due to my frequent travels.

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  11. How (and why) to Make Your Church Bike-FriendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | StrongTowns

    Spring has finally sprung! Suddenly our streets are filled with bikers emerging from their winter hibernation. All around the Twin Cities, Nice Ride Minnesota stations are popping up.

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  12. Car-LiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | StrongTowns

    David Levinson wrote last week about diversifying our transportation portfolio . From a policy perspective, this makes all kind of sense, and all cities should definitely be thinking about it.

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  13. The limits of speed limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | StrongTowns

    In the upcoming legislative session, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota is pushing for a reduction of speed limits on urban streets to 25 mph. They are currently set at 30 mph.

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