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A Better Block Indeed! PARKing Day Rocks!

Last Saturday some neighbors, local business owners and I put on a Better Block event, and for one glorious day a pretty darn good commercial corner of Minneapolis (42nd Street and 28th Avenue) was made a much better place with trees, an on-street bike rack, a PARKlet, live music, a Ping-Pong table, and most of […]

CNU 22 and Why You Should Attend Next Year

Attending CNU22 in Buffalo was for me a combination of therapy and inspiration. Therapy to┬ásimply be around like-minded urbanists for a few days, comparing notes and recovering from the real world. It was also inspiration, both hearing colleagues speak about successful cities around the world and transforming Buffalo itself, even if it was just temporary. […]