Some urbanism advocates describe call buttons as “beg buttons,” as humiliating or shameful to pedestrians. Turns out, not everybody feels that way.
The pedestrian crosswalk button near Denfeld High School in Duluth is inaccessible for some people all of the time, and all people some of the time.
A flooded sidewalk makes human powered mobility difficult at best, dangerous at worst. Our reporter suggests that citizens speak up.
NLX will create transit-oriented development in communities all along the proposed Twin Cities-to-Twin Ports corridor.
For train riders living close to NLX stations, walking or bicycling would be a green alternative to driving—and far more feasible than before.
The Duluth Lakewalk has made walking and cycling more accessible along the city’s scenic lakeshore. Getting there, however, took decades.
NLX will be one of the most economically built mass transit projects in the United States, giving taxpayers a great return on their investment, increasing affordable housing supply and reducing freeway traffic.
“Everything necessary to build a world-class transportation connection between Duluth/Superior and Minneapolis is now in place,” says the chair of the NLX Technical Advisory Committee.
Ask your Minnesota legislators to pledge a firm commitment to building the safe, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly Northern Lights Express.
Imagine U.S. citizens buying hundreds of billions of dollars of climate bonds for sustainable development and to build a sustainable economy, based on good-paying clean-energy jobs, while reducing our production of harmful greenhouse gasses.