Lawrence, Kansas, a midwestern college town, took steps to increase outside space for retail and dining, to give businesses a fighting chance during the pandemic. Yet the work didn’t stop there: they continued to learn and adapt.
We earn the right to do big things by doing the little things well.
Strong Towns is empowering thousands of champions for change to bring their places back to greater prosperity, little by little, through bottom-up action. Here’s what that looks like in Memphis.
Marielle Brown is a Strong Towns member who undertook an impressive tactical urbanism project in the city of St. Louis to help make streets safer. Today, she's sharing that story.
Austin's Neighborhood Partnering Program gives neighborhoods the tools and financial support they need to implement small-scale improvements in their community.
Strong Towns member Paul Fritz recently worked with a group of residents in his town of Sebastopol, California, to construct three temporary parklets, to resounding success.
Fayetteville, Arkansas, is encouraging its residents to lead traffic calming efforts.
For Austin Taylor, however, tactical urbanism meant more than creating productive places—it meant saving lives. As Austin wrote on Strong Towns, following the death of 15-year old Provo resident Caleb Lane, he and his peers at BikeWalk Provo knew they could use tactical urbanism to immediately make the street safer.