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Registration Open for Your Town Alabama 2016

posted on May 26th, 2016  |  Read more

The communities of rural America are facing a range of critical problems. In some cases, these problems are heavy out-migration and a loss of jobs. In others, it is rapid growth from suburban sprawl, the location of a new facility, or an influx of retirement population. These problems affect the vitality of the community, its design and sense of place. The “Your Town” workshop focuses on an important aspect of community spirit and community integrity: the process of design. The workshop aims specifically to introduce small town and rural technical assistance providers and decision makers to the role of design in community planning.

Strong Towns Workshop

posted on March 30th, 2015  |  Read more

The Strong Towns Workshop covers Strong Towns Thinking, the predicament of funding, the finance of places, and understanding transportation and mobility.

Strong Towns: Curbside Chat

posted on March 30th, 2015  |  Read more

The Curbside Chat program covers the causes and impacts of the current economic crisis, examines case studies on the finances of America’s development pattern, reviews ideas of the suburban era we need to shed and proposes strategies for adjusting to the new realities we face.