Changing the Landscape of School Siting Practices

(left) At one school, over 50% of students ride the bus, another 40% are driven by parents. (right) Only 4% walk, despite the fact that over 50% live within a mile of the school, most likely because many of the surrounding streets lack sidewalks. By Heather Seagle, Planner, Alta Planning + Design We are wrapping […]

Giving Back: Bike Fix-up Day

By Jimmy Shoemaker, Planner, Alta Planning + Design Earlier last fall, while Colin Harris and I were at Farnsworth Aerospace, a middle school on the east side of St. Paul, as part of the Minnesota Statewide Safe Routes to School planning assistance project, one of the teachers showed me a fleet of 29 bicycles in […]