Author: Matty Lang

Matty Lang

About Matty Lang

Matty Lang has been interested in land use, transportation, and cities since he fell in love with Paris, France while studying there in 1998-1999. He is a filmmaker living in Minneapolis. He loves film, bicycling, and basketball. Follow him: Vimeo | @MattyLangMSP | Facebook

Nicollet Hyperlapse

Nicollet Hyperlapse

A January 18, 2018 walk down Nicollet Mall and what used to be Nicollet Avenue and the Gateway District. Music: freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Good_China/Masters_Remastered/From_the_New_World_Theme_from_Dvoraks_9th_Symphony Bill Lindeke’s piece about the Gateway District of Minneapolis the other day (and the Super Bowl infrastructure going up) inspired me to record my walk down Nicollet on this fine day.

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The Trolley Problem (video)

A neat, short, animated video explaining the trolley problem in the context of autonomous vehicles and military drones. A thought experiment in ethics. Vid for TED Ed → twitter.com/eoinduffy → fb.me/MrEoinDuffy DIRECTED BY Eoin Duffy WRITER Eleanor Nelsen AUDIO David Kamp – davidkamp.co ANIMATION: Eoin Duffy Tyler Morgan Super Dasil Mahesh Hovsepyan Karen Cooper Custom […]

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Better Bridges for Stronger Communities

A close up look at efforts to improve the built environment on and around the many bridges over Interstate 94 in Saint Paul. Documentary by Matty Lang of the Friendly Streets Initiative’s community engagement and placemaking work with neighborhood partners in Saint Paul in 2015-2016. Better Bridges is a Friendly Streets Initiative project in collaboration […]

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Metro Transit A Line Opening Day Celebrations – video

This video from Metro Transit shows scenes from the opening weekend of the line and includes a description of where it serves. I live near and use the A Line regularly and have to say that it is a very welcome improvement to the transit system. Minneapolis Saint Paul would do well to upgrade as […]

Art Sled Rally

Ninth Annual Art Sled Rally in South Minneapolis

On Saturday, there was an Art Sled rally at Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis for the 9th year in a row. Above is a short video showing some of the participants.

A Siri for your car.

A Siri for Your Car (video)

Now you can purchase Bon Jovi concert tickets while you drive and locate where your social media friends are driving their cars before organizing a meet-up. With this cutting-edge technology you might never have to leave your car. This is a corporate marketing piece, but it shows where technology is.

Why Jaywalkning Is a Crime

Why Jaywalking Is a Crime

Have you ever wondered why people driving cars get really angry, aggressive, and flip you off when you’re trying to cross the street on foot or or by bike? There’s a reason for that. In this episode of Adam Ruins Everything. . . Adam reveals the derogatory origins of jaywalking and explains how the auto industry […]

LumiNite 2015

LumiNite 2015

Have you seen a bicycle driven light and sonic art show on the trails and streets of Minneapolis recently? It’s LumiNite.