Author: Betsey Buckheit

Betsey Buckheit

About Betsey Buckheit

Betsey rides her pretty blue city bike, walks her energetic black dogs, and agitates for more thoughtful, long-range decision-making in Northfield, MN. You can follow her blog at BetseyBuckheit.com.

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Sunday Summary – September 22, 2019

It has been a very quiet week here on streets.mn.  You could help us have busier weeks in the future by writing for us…about your experience at the Climate Strike last week, the latest decision/project/development in your community, or how Fall is a great season for streets on foot, bike, scooter, or transit.  Here’s last […]

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Sunday Summary – September 15, 2019

One of the best things about Fall in Minnesota is apples – local apples.  Delicious (but not Red Delicious®) apples progressing over the next month or so, starting with State Fair (a little too tart and squeaky for me) and First Kiss® (a juicy tangy winner in the early season apples) along to Zestar!® and […]

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Sunday Summary – September 8, 2019

Here in Northfield, from whence this Summary emanates, it is the real end of summer.  Labor Day is observed here, but the Defeat of Jesse James is celebrated. The bank raid is reenacted every couple of hours, the cheese curds from the State Fair have drifted south and everyone is wearing bandannas and cowboy boots.  […]

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Sunday Summary – September 1, 2019

Yes, I do enjoy it when the Sunday Summary and the start of a new week land on the first day of a new month.  Here’s the end of August from streets.mn Big picture Evan Roberts writes Minneapolis Needs Better Street Design, but Minnesota Needs Better Enforcement and shifts the focus of enforcement saying, “An […]

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Sunday Summary – August 25, 2019

Next week is Labor Day weekend, the traditional end of summer (and the end of the State Fair, too).  Have a good post about how to get back to school?  We’d love to hear it along with any last summer stories. Transit, micro and macro A few weeks ago, we posted an announcement about an […]

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Sunday Summary – August 18, 2019

Do you have a draft post for streets.mn you’d really like to finish?  Or maybe an idea which needs to get started?  Or just want some writerly conversation and assistance?  All will be available at streets.mn’s first Post-a-Palooza – Thursday, August 22! at Blackstack Brewing.  How can we help you create great content?  For some […]

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Sunday Summary – August 11, 2019

A couple of streets.mn events are coming up.  On Friday, August 16,  Join Us For Happy Hour + One Final Ride On The Midnight Bus From Wayzata the next week we’re hosting Post-a-Palooza – Thursday, August 22! where you can “Join streets.mn contributors for a post-a-palooza, which will basically be a co-working session/happy hour focused on […]

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Sunday Summary – August 4, 2019

First, there are two streets.mn events coming up. For transit fans and/or night owls, Friday, August 16th: Join Us For Happy Hour + One Final Ride On The Midnight Bus From Wayzata for a trip out to Wayzata Friday evening and back to Minneapolis in the wee hours of Saturday morning. For readers who identify […]

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Sunday Summary – July 28, 2019

Taking a look back at fun we hope you had or to entice you to attend an event soon: streets.mn’s Summer Picnic Remembered includes this summary “On top of a flash membership drive, great food, and even better company, there were yard games and refreshing beverages for those so inclined. A few local celebrities, Minneapolis […]

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Sunday Summary – July 21, 2019

What better way to summarize last week on streets.mn than by providing The One Answer to Every Dangerous Street Concern?  Lou Miranda gives a simple answer – drive slower – to solve multiple problems.  Check out the comments for some limitations to the simple strategy.  And here’s the rest of the week:   Trail improvements […]