The following posts are filed under: social capital.

Safety, crime, cities, and communities

Some new research on what caused crime to drop in the USA has some pretty cool insights for New Zealand wanting to grow better places to live – those “safer communities together”.

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The status quo is a choice, too

As Wellington (and other Ao-NZ) towns start to realise the importance of living in better density, and changing how we use our streets, the forces of “No!” gather quickly. But as Strong Towns’ Daniel Herrige writes, we must beware the deliberate, often bad choice to prefer the status quo over any change.

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