Building Strong Towns w/ Chuck Marohn

Charles Marohn with Strong Towns shares the story behind the worldwide movement he launched and where we go from here. We discuss how and why Strong Towns is a bottom-up revolution to rebuilding American prosperity.

Up until about 80 years ago, humans have been building cities and towns for thousands of years using a traditional development pattern of incrementalism, which helped to create strength and to become in a sense anti-fragile.

In this episode, Active Towns Podcast Host John Simmerman and Strong Towns President and Founder Chuck Marohn discuss how he came to experience and understand how our shifting human habitat patterns have contributed to the financial insolvency of our cities and compromised our health and wellbeing and most importantly how we can turn things around, even in the midst of a global pandemic.

Helpful Links:

The Impact of Shade: San Antonio Video

Joe Minicozzi and Urban 3

Mike Lydon with Street Plans

Audio Production by Active Towns

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