When Robert Buckely reached retirement, he decided he needed a new adventure and started walking... hundreds of miles in multiple countries. He has now completed four super long distance hikes, the last one at the age of 70. He's written about his experiences in the book Two Miles an Hour.
There's a shortage of foster parents in Iowa, and Chris Barnett wants everyone to know about it. To raise awareness of the need for new foster parents, Barnett is spending the month of May walking across the state of Iowa, twice. He's reached the halfway point, and Host Charity Nebbe talks with him about his life and his mission.
The advent of automobiles brought increased mobility to Americans, but cars also created suburban sprawl and isolation. Host Ben Kieffer looks at new urbanism, a movement that cultivates qualities found in older communities like walkability and connectivity.