Join the Board! seeks additional board members. thinks transportation and land use news and information in Minnesota can be done better. This site fosters positive connections and inclusive conversations about better places in Minnesota. A better place is one that is…
People-centered: transportation and public spaces should center on people rather than private vehicles
Future-oriented: the built environment should be designed for the needs of future generations, and in the context of a rapidly changing non-human world
Justice-driven: cities, towns, and streets should empower and include people of all ages, especially the vulnerable and marginalized
Delight-cultivating: places should inspire happiness and wonder in all seasons and all times of the night and day

Our board meets monthly. We are a working board, and members are expected to participate in creating a healthy organization. Most work groups of the organization are led by our Board Members, who are expected to spend time working on initiatives outside of board meetings.

Serving on the board involves the following:
Be committed to fostering positive connections and inclusive conversations about better places in Minnesota
Prepare for and participate in 12 board meetings per year
Devote 10 hours per month working on initiatives, working groups, or committees
Work to help achieve our strategic plan
Attend at least two social or other special events sponsored by throughout the year
Use their networks and skills to promote readership of the blogs and forums and raise the visibility of
Make a personally meaningful financial contribution, either personally or by raising money through networks/efforts

All interested applicants are invited to apply. Special consideration will be given to applicants who help the board accomplish the following:
Improve the board balance of age, racial, ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, and sexual identities to more accurately represent Minnesota
Have a greater walking/transit-first perspective
Expand volunteer management/recruitment
Greater focus on fundraising
Strengthen the relationship between the blog and forum

Interested applicants should complete the following brief application. Applications are due by 8am on November 12th. If you have any questions on the application, please contact us at The current board will review the applications and contact you later in November.

Why do you want to be a board member? *
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What perspective do you offer that you think are valuable to the board?
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What ideas do you have to strengthen
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What would you like to get out of being on the board?
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Which committee(s) are you interested in serving on?
Do you have any conflicts of interest (employment, political office, etc)? If you're not sure, please explain and we'll discuss.
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What is your name (first and last)? *
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