The Strong Towns approach is not about telling you what to do, but instead how to think about what to do. The article outlines the six key components of a Strong Towns approach.
The task of city-building must shift dramatically, from building more to making better use of what we already have. Strong Towns utilizes a radical yet simple four-step approach to public investment.
This simple chart compares the Strong Towns approach with the standard approach to growth and development.
The Strong Towns approach focuses on applying the traditional development pattern that has been used in towns and cities for thousands of years, instead of the suburban experiment, which has only been in use for eighty-odd years. Here's how to understand the difference between these approaches.
One important piece of understand the Strong Towns approach is understanding the difference between complex and complicated systems. This article explores that difference.
Failure is actually a really important part of building a strong town. This essay explains why.
This table shows how your city's priorities must shift if you want to stop wasting money and start building real wealth for your community.
From transportation and economic development, to city budgets and the role of citizens—here are six principles for building stronger and more prosperous places.