Articles by Amanda Prosser
From TV shows and music to restaurants and breweries, millennials crave options, and that is no different when it comes to transportation. More than 70 percent of people ages 18-34 use multiple modes of travel several times per week.
In honor of #WorldEnvironmentalDay during the week of June 4th, we’re looking back at some of the highlights from the new Jay C. Hormel Nature Center’s first year, ongoing efforts to support the Center as a regional destination for environmental learning, and the nature-based program opportunities for explorers of all ages in the coming months.
The goal, for any community, is to sustain a high quality of life by creating spaces of cultural, recreational, and economic significance - an effort urban planning and design professionals have recently termed termed “placemaking.” This community and engagement driven approach incorporates the 3-step placemaking planning process to follow and can help make such City efforts successful.
World Landscape Architecture Month may be coming to a close, but the long-lasting impact landscape architects make on our everyday lives, both professionally and personally, deserves to be celebrated year-round.
A nation-wide campaign to get families outdoors, Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment, and new park and trail resources across the Midwest are enhancing outdoor visitor experiences - all while promoting active lifestyles and a greater connection to nature.
Shifting patterns in transportation are changing the way forward-thinking city planners are approaching improvement and redevelopment projects in their communities, with new focus centered around providing dynamic and safe alternative transportation opportunities.