Category: Climate

Can You Imagine One Day a Week Without a Car?

Several local transportation and advocacy groups have banded together in a weeks-long celebration dubbed Car-Free MSP as a lead-up to World Car-Free Day on September 22. See how participating can leave a positive impact.

Issue Climate Bonds, Inspired by War Bonds

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.

Young Authors Speak Out on Climate Justice

The creators and sustainers of 826 MSP center BIPOC youth voices and leadership. They believe what young people write matters and they work to amplify youth voices to effect change — in this case, to reverse climate change.

Northern Lights Express

Local View: Arguments against proposed NLX train are ‘insincere’

Also, across the U.S. and around the world, the public and private sectors are investing billions in building and/or expanding passenger-train networks. Passenger trains are bringing their communities, especially transit-underserved communities, numerous benefits. These include the development of businesses in and around stations, which attracts and retains young professionals, many of whom prefer public transit to private automobiles. This all reduces regional economic disparities.

Wanted: Your Full-Time Input for this Part-Time Role

Streets.mn is excited to announce that Amy Gage is joining us in a new role as managing editor, having volunteered as a writer and editor for Streets.mn since 2017. Her background as a newspaper and magazine journalist, personal blogger, and community relations and communications director in higher education — as well as a multimodal and transportation advocate — should serve us well.