Join the Board is seeking applicants to join the board of directors. thinks transportation and land use news and information in Minnesota can be done better. We explore the pressing issues facing our cities, towns, neighborhoods and the places in between. We are a non-profit organization seeking dedicated board members to help the organization grow and accomplish our mission.

The board meets eight times a year. It is a working board, and members are expected to participate in creating a healthy organization. Board members lead most work groups of the organization and are expected to spend time working on initiatives outside of board meetings.

Board member expectations:

  • Be committed to expanding conversations about transportation and land use in Minnesota
  • Prepare for and participate in 8 board meetings per year
  • Devote 10 hours per month working on initiatives, working groups, or committees
  • Attend at least two social or other special events sponsored by throughout the year
  • Use their networks and skills to promote readership of the blog and forums and raise the visibility of
  • Contribute financially, either personally or by raising money through networks/efforts

All interested applicants are invited to apply. Special consideration will be given to applicants who help the board accomplish the following:

  • Add additional representation of suburban and greater Minnesota perspectives
  • Improve the board balance of racial, ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, and sexual identities to more accurately represent Minnesota
  • Strengthen the relationship between the blog and forum

Interested applicants should click here to complete the application. Applications are due by 11:59pm on February 17th. If you have any questions on the application, please contact us at

Reuben Collins

About Reuben Collins

Reuben lives in South Minneapolis with his wife and kids. He authors the cycling blog and tweets at @reubencollins. In his spare time, he enjoys renovating his 1939 tudor home and riding bicycles.