National Links: A Climate Reckoning with Insurance
This week in National Links: online engagement inflation, an autism-friendly city in Arizona, and insurance agencies’ profit-driven climate change response.
Legislative Session Wrap-up 2023
Minnesota just finished a historic legislative session! Let’s hear from leading transportation advocates about what we accomplished.
New Transportation Law Hopes to get Minnesotans Moving
Eight things you should know about the historic transportation bill and how it will affect drivers, cyclists, train users and walkers throughout Minnesota.
Introducing the Recently-Signed-Into-Law Transportation Omnibus Bill
Governor Tim Walz recently signed the One Minnesota budget, which included new transportation investments and long sought-for provisions.
Car People, Come Join the Fold
Curb car dependence and avoid its costs and inconveniences by embracing multimodal transportation options – including the simple-to-use folding bike.
A Visit to Quarry Island
Quarry Island lies in the middle of Gun Club Lake in Mendota Heights, just north of the 494 bridge and beneath the roar of MSP Airport runways.
What Happens When You Build Things Near Transit? An Unsurprising Case Study
A few weeks ago, I spoke to an older couple who, over the course of our conversation, mentioned that they had both attended the University of Minnesota. I am not a Gopher alum, but I did live near to the campus for a couple of years, on a little stub of 4th Street SE near […]
Autonomous Cars Can Be Safe or Mass-Marketable, Not Both
You might remember a rash of people on social media becoming suddenly interested in “the Trolley Problem” a few years ago. A classic ethical thought experiment about the dilemma posed by a runaway trolley, contemporary interest in it has been revived as corporations and engineers (PDF) begin grappling with programming and design decisions that will govern […]