The 15 Minute City of the Future

The 15 Minute City of the Future

When you leave your front door, what can you reach in 15 minutes by foot or bike? A grocery store? A school? A park? That’s the question that many urban planners are using to shape plans for how cities operate in the future. The 15-minute city means designing neighborhoods where everything people need, from housing to dining to cultural institutions, is within that 15-minute radius. 

Why this Matters: It’s a good idea to create neighborhoods that fulfill people’s basic needs so that they won’t have to travel as far to manage their daily lives – especially post-pandemic when more people are likely to work from home. 

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One Cute Thing: @1Bike1World and His Cat Nala

One Cute Thing: @1Bike1World and His Cat Nala

Even if you don’t love cats, the Instagram @1bike1world is pretty hard to resist.  A 31-year old Scottish man named Dean Nicholson got tired of his day job as a welder and decided to travel the world on his bike.  Along the way he adopted an adorable kitten he named Nala that he found on […]

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