Author: Pat Thompson

Pat Thompson

Pat Thompson

Pat Thompson is cochair of the St. Anthony Park Community Council's Transportation Committee, a member of Transition Town - All St. Anthony Park, and a gardener in public and private places. She is a member of the Climate Committee.

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What They Learned in the 1970s

Nine guidelines for organizations trying to make change in cities and neighborhoods — from a 1978 book on urban community development.

Red outline of a full size van, parked next to a curb bumpout instead of in a parking spot

Failing at Safety: Three Times in Four Blocks

Four blocks, a few minutes and three examples of driver behavior that make people less safe — on a street rebuilt to be safer for all users.