The same safety with less salt

We don’t often think about how we pollute our watersheds and corrode our cars to preserve public safety, but this is the confusing math of road salt in winter. Keeping roads clear of snow and ice is a critical safety responsibility in Minnesota. Road managers as well as homeowners with driveways depend on salt to help with that. Continue Reading

Working transit’s “last-mile” problem

Folks in the heart of a major metro typically don’t have the “last-mile” transit problem—those times when the bus takes you most of the way but there’s that last stretch where you have to walk. In some cases it’s a few blocks, but in suburbs or exurbs it could actually be a mile or two. Continue Reading