The American Alley

Housing, safety, economic success can be found in America's alleyways
The Traffic Projections Are Wrong.

All of them.
Transportation engineers say they can't stop speeding. They're wrong.

New book says street design, not speed limits, will make transportation safer.
This book will revolutionize the transportation discussion.

"Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town" launches September 2021
Report: Breaking out of the resource trap

Any community has what it takes to build wealth and prosperity, without natural resources.
Standing for reform: Strong Towns takes up federal lawsuit against Minnesota engineering board

Minnesota engineering licensing board retaliates with disciplinary action against national reformer
A way forward for resource-reliant communities

Preview: report guides towns, cities onward from extractive resource dependency.
Lockport Illinois hosts Strongest Town victory celebration

Strong Towns visits 2021 champion for congratulations, special message.
Local governments, not size of spending, key to success of American Jobs Plan

Week-long series on infrastructure bill concludes with guidance for local leaders to navigate grants, matches, incentives.
"Confessions of a Recovering Engineer" launches Sept. 8

Everything that's wrong with our transportation system, and how to begin fixing it.
The American Alley

Housing, safety, economic success can be found in America's alleyways
The Traffic Projections Are Wrong.

All of them.
Transportation engineers say they can't stop speeding. They're wrong.

New book says street design, not speed limits, will make transportation safer.
This book will revolutionize the transportation discussion.

"Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town" launches September 2021
Report: Breaking out of the resource trap

Any community has what it takes to build wealth and prosperity, without natural resources.
Standing for reform: Strong Towns takes up federal lawsuit against Minnesota engineering board

Minnesota engineering licensing board retaliates with disciplinary action against national reformer
A way forward for resource-reliant communities

Preview: report guides towns, cities onward from extractive resource dependency.
Lockport Illinois hosts Strongest Town victory celebration

Strong Towns visits 2021 champion for congratulations, special message.
Local governments, not size of spending, key to success of American Jobs Plan

Week-long series on infrastructure bill concludes with guidance for local leaders to navigate grants, matches, incentives.
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