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Ep.12: Chuck Marohn (Strong Towns)

June 5, 2019

Chuck Marohn is the Founder and President of Strong Towns, an international movement that’s dedicated to making communities across the United States and Canada financially strong and resilient. He Skyped in from Minnesota to talk about hot topics in Bloomington-Normal.

We start with a brief orientation to Strong Towns (2:20), then we chat about approaches for connectivity and infill (8:45), downtown/uptown revitalization (20:15), Connect Transit (35:20), and next steps for the Arena and Eastland Mall (53:20).

Find out more at StrongTowns.com and the Strong Towns Podcast. At the website you can preorder “Strong Towns: The Book” and see what events are scheduled, including the upcoming book tour.

On the topic of transit, Chuck recommends “Human Transit” by Jarrett Walker.

 

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Music: “Extremes” by The Lemming Shepherds, public domain