Formed in 2009, the St. Paul, Minn.-based nonprofit advocates for a new growth model that emphasizes a higher return on infrastructure investments. Founders Charles Marohn, Jon Commers, and Ben Oleson blog about the gamut of contemporary development issues. “Our expectation of plenty, and our expectation to pay only a portion of the full cost of growth, has led to a scarcity of resources,” they write. “We can do better.” Visit www.strongtowns.org.