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  1. Ask Strong Towns #5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | StrongTowns

    Today we've got the video and audio from a recent Ask Strong Towns webcast conversation featuring Chuck Marohn and Strong Towns Communications Director Kea Wilson. We host the regular webcast series Ask Strong Towns to give you a chance to ask your burning questions about our vision for change, and how the Strong Towns approach might apply in your unique place-and give us a chance to share our answer with the world, so it might help other Strong Citizens .


  2. Safety For Whom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | StrongTowns

    Michael and Jennifer Smith are Strong Towns members who live in Rockford, Illinois. We have previously featured their inspiring work to make Rockford a stronger town.


  3. Who's going to the championship in the Strongest Town Contest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | StrongTowns

    We started with 16 amazing towns. This week's round gave us the chance to really get to know four distinct communities through a series of podcast conversations.


  4. Municipal Parking Space Becomes Community ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | StrongTowns

    Look around any town, big or small, and you'll find far more parking spaces than could ever possibly be filled. One local leader in Walnut, California decided to demonstrate the wasteful nature of this unused asphalt by turning his own municipal parking spot into a " pocket park.


  5. Building a Stronger Town Through BikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | StrongTowns

    Today we're featuring a guest article from Strong Towns members and advocates Jessica Irons, Ashley Sarver and Jennifer Smith who are active in a bike group that is helping Rockford, IL to become more financially strong and resilient. Read more about Strong Towns members taking action in Rockford .


  6. Here's what it looks like when you take the Strong Towns mission seriously.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | StrongTowns

    I've been working for Strong Towns for more than two years at this point, but one thing hasn't changed since the day I started: Each morning, I head to my office with a deep sense of excitement and passion for the work I get to do. It's not because I love my coworkers, or because I enjoy working from home, or even because I like writing and editing - although all of these things are very true.


  7. What small steps can we take to fill sidewalk gaps?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | StrongTowns

    "In real life, only from the ordinary adults of the city sidewalks do children learn [...] the first modicum of successful city life: people must take [...] public responsibility for each other even if they have no ties to each other." - Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities I was recently appointed to the traffic commission for my city , and have come across a dilemma that I could use your input on.


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