School districts are organizations that have a large potential for reducing the carbon emissions of our local communities. Let’s explore some of the work that is being done in this sector and see where we can push farther!
Going all-in on urbanism doesn’t mean you have to give up on spending time in the outdoors; in fact, many urbanists love going camping! We’ll talk to a city planner about creating car-free camping opportunities, and then follow a group on a hare-brained winter bike trip to ski and camp at Afton.
In our very first book club episode, Elissa Schufman and Carolyn Szczpanski discuss How to Walk by Thich Nhat Hanh. It’s a short, approachable book about the practice of mindful walking.
Evie is the first municipally-owned electric car share program in the country! To find out what it’s like to use the service and how it might fit into your life, we’re riding along with Madi Johnson on her first Evie trip. We’re also joined in the studio by James Vierling from HOURCAR to give more background about Evie.
Metro Transit is having trouble hiring and retaining enough bus drivers for their fleet, which has led to service cuts. In this episode, we hear what Metro Transit and the bus drivers union think needs to be done to address the shortage. We’re joined in the studio by transit justice advocate Adri Jereb to discuss their takes.
This week we are joined by Crystal Sursely of Lowertown Bike Shop to talk about the essential things that everyone should know about bike maintenance.
Getting started with biking on a daily basis can be an intimidating experience! This week Ian and fellow bike commuter Melody Hoffmann talk about the solutions they have developed for the challenges of utilitarian cycling. Check out part 1 for even more tips!
Getting started with biking on a daily basis can be an intimidating experience! This week Ian and fellow bike commuter Melody Hoffmann talk about the solutions they have developed for the challenges of utilitarian cycling. Stay tuned for part 2 with even more tips!
Today we’re joined by Adrianna Jereb, Transit Justice organizer at MN350, to talk about their campaign to influence the Metropolitan Council’s budget to reflect the needs of transit users.
This week we’re joined by Brian Nelson, President of All Aboard Minnesota, to chat about the current status of passenger rail projects in Minnesota.