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Jay Walljasper

Jay Walljasper

Jay Walljasper was a writer and urban planning expert. Jay died of kidney cancer on December 22, 2020. For 15 years, Walljasper was the editor of the alternative magazine Utne Reader. He was editor of OnTheCommons.org. Jay was the author of "All That We Share: How to Save the Economy, the Environment, the Internet, Democracy, Our Communities, and Everything Else That Belongs to All of Us" and "The Great Neighborhood Book."

Articles by this author

 

Bike Breakthrough: Connecting neighborhoods with Low-Stress Routes

Cities expand stand-alone bike lanes into full networks everyday people actually like to use

Jay Walljasper ·




How to Make City Streets More Friendly

A bottom-up St. Paul project changes how people feel about their city

Jay Walljasper ·


Healthy Snack Invented on Indian Reservation Now Faces Stiff Corporate Competition

Pine Ridge reservation is one of the poorest places in the United States. But hope is rising about the success of a buffalo-and-berry snack bar invented there, which is turning some of its profits back to the community.

Jay Walljasper ·


America’s "Worst Walking City" Gets Back on its Feet

Oklahoma City improves life for people who walk—and reaps the benefits

Jay Walljasper ·



MDs Now Prescribe Walking to Boost Your Health

A compelling reason to keep that New Year’s resolution to be more active.

Jay Walljasper ·

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