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The important difference between a street and a road

In this TED talk Minnesotan and executive director of Strong Towns Chuck Marohn explains the difference between a road, which is a connection to two place and a street, which is a network of activity. Too often they have been melded together in a hybrid monster Marohn calls a “Stroad.” He stresses the importance of returning proper roads […]

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The Growth Ponzi Scheme

This article is by Chuck Marohn, director of in Minnesota and is reprinted here with his permission. Learn more at and check out their weekly podcast show. We often forget that the American pattern of suburban development is an experiment, one that has never been tried anywhere before. We assume it is the natural order because […]

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