With this post, I’m starting a series about air. It ties back to another small post from today about swimming pools, which you can find here if you’re curious. The gist of it is that when the systems around managing a shared public resource like a simple pool of water aren’t working, it’s gross on […]Read More Taking in the local atmosphere
If you’re familiar with the Twin Cities, stretch your imagination with me and picture a city in which: Both exceptionally very wealthy and very poor people live. People reliably support liberal politicians. There’s an area to the west that’s also wealthy, has less poverty, and leans further right politically. Residents have a reputation for being […]Read More If Mpls & St Paul grow and add affordable housing and movie stars, will they be like Islington?
I’m starting this blog about urban planning and design of public places in London with potential relevance to MSP with a few posts setting the stage – this is the second. For the first, which included the first hypothetical challenge to the premise, click here. So, what are other reasons why I shouldn’t be doing […]Read More Observations from London: Introduction part 2
As of this writing, the mid-May meeting of the City of Minneapolis Transportation & Public Works Committee had 17 views total on YouTube. I know this because I watched it on a beautiful afternoon last week with other activities available to me, mainly for the discussion of the Winter Maintenance Study. It was an excellent […]Read More Observations from London