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.
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.
In Spain, two towns have erected a tower system, called the Guardian Project, to slow encroaching wildfires.
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.
California’s potential mega-flood, how Stuttgart launched the beginnings of an urban forest just before World War II and more news about our Big Blue Marble.
Remember when air conditioning was a luxury for the well off? Few people under 50 do, in the climate-controlled United States. Is our current comfort compromising our future’s heat index?
Investment in the Northern Lights Express would decrease traffic jams, infrastructure wear and tear, and the poisonous pollution of vehicle exhaust along Interstate 35.
This weekly feature allows Streets.mn readers to glean the best urbanist ideas from across the country and to get inspired for action on climate, equity and livability closer to home.
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.
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.