Tag Archives: Podcast

The 2023 BikeMN Legislative Agenda

The Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota works on state-wide efforts to make biking better. They have a list of priorities for this year’s legislative session, and you can help them bring it about!

Presenting Active Towns: Cuyuna Trails Small Town Vibrancy

Today we’re presenting an episode from the Active Towns podcast! They discuss the transformation of a 5,000-acre stripped-out area of iron ore mines into a gold mine of opportunity and a community-wide activity asset that supports both a culture of activity and economic vibrancy for the small towns in the area.

What Would Land Value Tax Look Like in Minnesota?

Cities, try this one weird trick to encourage efficient land use! We sit down with Michael Krantz from Metro Transit to dig into a study his office did on what the effects of allowing LVT in Minnesota could be.

Book Club: How to Walk

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.

Solving the Bus Driver Shortage

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.

Urban Highway Removal and YOU!

The movement to remove highways from our cities is having a bit of a moment right now! Let’s learn about why we would want to remove highways, and dive into a few such projects happening in Minnesota.

Top 7 Urban Planning Podcasts (Other than Streets.mn)

You may not have noticed, but podcasting (online prerecorded radio) is in the middle of a golden age. There are literally thousands of them right now, pumping out regular shows on every topic you can imagine, from old-timey styled radio shows, to in-depth analysis on everything that has, is, or can happen on this planet, […]