#NoNewRoads Campaign Wants to Spend Less, Get More

Strong Towns, the same organization that runs the #BlackFridayParking campaign every year, is back with another social media campaign meant to raise awareness about the effects of car dependence.
January 26, 2016, 2pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Strong Towns is kicking off their #NoNewRoads campaign this week, "to stop unnecessary and unaffordable spending on highways and roads." The webpage announcing the campaign also explains that the United States has "built more auto-infrastructure than we are willing to pay to maintain."

As of this writing, Charles Marohn had written two articles to explain in more detail the thinking behind the campaign. The first covers the diminishing returns of transportation infrastructure spending in the United States. The second is actually an article from December that provides a case study from Mankato, Minnesota of how road spending is justified by politicians and engineers.

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Published on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in Strong Towns
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