walking http://iowapublicradio.org en An Adventure at Two Miles Per Hour http://iowapublicradio.org/post/adventure-two-miles-hour <p>When Robert Buckely reached retirement, he decided he needed a new adventure and started walking... hundreds of miles in multiple countries.&nbsp; He has now completed four super long distance hikes, the last one at the age of 70.&nbsp; He's written about his experiences in the book <em>Two Miles an Hour</em>.</p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 20:22:17 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Katherine Perkins 40870 at http://iowapublicradio.org An Adventure at Two Miles Per Hour Footin' it for Foster Care http://iowapublicradio.org/post/footin-it-foster-care <p>There's a shortage of foster parents in Iowa, and Chris Barnett wants everyone to know about it.&nbsp; To raise awareness of the need for new foster parents, Barnett is spending the month of May walking across the state of Iowa, twice.&nbsp; He's reached the halfway point, and Host Charity Nebbe talks with him about his life and his mission.</p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 20:09:19 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Katherine Perkins 40869 at http://iowapublicradio.org Footin' it for Foster Care New Urbanism in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/new-urbanism-iowa <p>The advent of automobiles brought increased mobility to Americans, but cars also created suburban sprawl and isolation.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer looks at new urbanism, a movement that cultivates qualities found in older communities like walkability and connectivity.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:20:48 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 27329 at http://iowapublicradio.org New Urbanism in Iowa