The fate of bike share systems run by Lyft, a car-free development in Tempe, ADUs for aging adults and more in National Links.
Though it has some resemblance to one, it’s not a playground for adults: it’s an outdoor fitness park.
Being raised in a family that didn’t default to driving gave me the wind in my hair as a toddler on the back of my mother’s bike; a sense of self-confidence as my father would walk with me to school; the knowledge that I will always have choices in how I get around. But that […]
Via peerless local cartographer Scott Shaffer’s Twitter feed, here are some maps showing the median age of Minnesotans by county. Here’s the fascinating 2010 map: And here’s the map showing how median ages have changed from 1980 to 2010. As you can see, there are distinct patterns when it comes to the metro area […]
Final Four? Check. April snowstorm? Check. Taxes filed? Check. Sunday Summary? Yup, here it is: Roads A History of Minnesota’s Interstates, Part Two by Monte Castleman, “is the second part of the history of Interstate Highways in Minnesota. Part One covered the early plans and conceptions of the interstate system, from the 1930s to the Interstate […]
Here’s a chart from a new study (via Ritholtz) about the big picture of US demographics. To make a long story short, older people! The report, titled “America’s Demographic Challenge: Understanding the Role of Immigration“, is all about how aging and population dynamics intersect with ethnic and racial difference. In Minnesota, as in the rest […]
Here’s a set of charts from Quartz (via Kottke) that shows how people spend time during different “ages” of their life. It pretty much speaks for itself: The Quartz analysis is kind of light, but they do have this to say about the solitude trend: Hours spent in the company of children, friends, and extended […]
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 […]