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Archive | Podcast

Podcast #104: Redesigning Maryland Avenue with Jim McDonough

The podcast this week is a conversation with Jim McDonough, who is a County Commissioner on the Ramsey County board representing the East Side of Saint Paul. Commissioner McDonough and I sat down in his office a few weeks ago to talk about the recent “public works test” along Maryland Avenue on Saint Paul’s East […]

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Podcast #103: Minneapolis Ward 7 with Janne Flisrand

The podcast this week is a conversation with Janne Flisrand. In addition to being a housing policy consultant and the vice-chair of streets.mn, Janne Flisrand is running for City Council in Minneapolis’ Ward 7, a neighborhood around uptown, Lake of the Isles, downtown, Loring Park, and Bryn Mawr. We sat down the other day to […]

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Here to There Episodes 7 (SOCIAL COHESION | circulator) & 8 (ACCESSIBILITY | wheelchair)

After a brief hiatus, Here to There is back with two new episodes. In episode 7, we take on the complex issue of social cohesion and the ways in which mobility and transportation impact the ability of individuals or groups to thrive as members of society. In the first half of the episode, we join […]

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Podcast #102: A Pedestrian Future for Downtown Minneapolis with Leif Pettersen

The podcast this week is a conversation with Leif Pettersen, a travel writer and tourist public relations professional who lives in downtown Minneapolis. We sat down a few weeks ago in the Minneapolis skyway system to chat about a recent op-ed he wrote in the Star Tribune, calling for the creation of pedestrian-only streets downtown. We […]

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Here To There Episode 6: FLEXIBILITY | car-sharing

This week, Here to There takes on flexibility. Both users and providers benefit from flexible mobility solutions that adapt to changes in needs, schedules, weather, or, at a more macro level, demographics or resources. Flexibility is enhanced by choice in mobility options, and last year the Twin Cities lost one transportation option that many regarded as […]

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Here to There Podcast Episode 5: EMPLOYMENT | drivers

This week’s episode of Here to There looks at the rapidly changing transportation economy and the opportunities and challenges it presents for the over 5 million professional drivers (which include truck, taxi, school bus, and transit bus) in the United States. Au courant services like ride-hailing  (Uber, Lyft) and car-sharing services (Car2Go, ZipCar) are already disrupting traditional labor markets […]

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Here to There Podcast Episode 4: LIVABILITY | aging in place

Hope everyone enjoyed the first three episodes of the Here to There podcast last week. This week’s new episode asks the question: what do we need to not just live but to be truly alive? It’s more than just a stable 9-to-5. Quality of life is effected by our ability to safely, affordably, and conveniently access […]

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“Here to There” Podcast Explores Human Impacts of Twin Cities Commuting

Minneapolis-based think/do tank Apparatus has launched a 10 episode podcast series called Here to There that focuses on the ways in which our daily lives and our daily commutes are inextricably linked. Each episode focuses on one human dimension of our transportation system (e.g., accessibility, affordability, sustainability, equity). The first half of each episode is an on-the-go […]

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Podcast #101: Minneapolis’ Ward 11 with Erica Mauter

The podcast this week is a conversation with Erica Mauter, a engineer and executive director of the Twin Cities Women’s Choir, a non-profit. Mauter is running for City Council in Minneapolis’ Ward 11, in the Southern part of the city. We sat down for a chat the other day at Berry Sweet Kitchen on 34th Avenue, and […]

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Podcast #100 – Skyways and Streetlife with Eric Dayton

The podcast this week is a conversation with Eric Dayton, the founder and chief booster of the Minneapolis Skyway Avoidance Society. Eric Dayton is the owner of two downtown Minneapolis businesses – the Bachelor Farmer restaurant and Askov-Finlayson, a clothing retailer – and, of course, son of Minnesota governor Marc Dayton. We sat down a […]

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