St. Paul

A columnist in St. Paul makes an argument in favor of zoning variances as a driver of incremental growth and economic development.
Jan 28, 2015   Star Tribune
Officials in the Twin Cities are looking to shift away from major road expansion projects and focus more on creating managed lanes that are intended to put a price on avoiding traffic within the two cities.
Sep 29, 2010   Minneapolis-St.Paul Star Tribune
The state of Minnesota has released its final plans for a high-speed rail route connecting the Twin Cities to Chicago.
Dec 31, 2009   Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune
We Americans love a discount. Wal-Mart and the discount retail boom are proof enough of that. What we love even more, though, is free stuff. Just slap the word "free" before almost anything and we'll line up. Blog Post
Mar 19, 2009   By Nate Berg
The chairman of the Twin Cities' Metropolitan Council announced Monday plans to use federal stimulus money to fund the bus system rather than "shovel-ready" projects for which they were intended.
Feb 6, 2009   Pioneer Press
Ridership is up on transit in the Twin Cities. Fewer cars are being sold, and tax revenues are down. With little funding expected to fill the gap, transit fare increases may be on the horizon.
Feb 5, 2009   Minneapolis-St.Paul Star Tribune
Former Indianapolis Mayor Stephen Goldsmith is impressed by Mayor Christopher B. Coleman's efforts to revitalize depressed areas of his city, St. Paul. Coleman keeps the focus on increasing local investment through his 'Invest St. Paul' program.
Oct 14, 2008   Governing Magazine
<p>In this op-ed, a builders association representative argues that proposals for inclusionary zoning laws in Minnesota that require a certain percentage of affordable housing do not achieve the goals they aim for.</p>
Aug 4, 2008   The Pioneer Press
Another week has passed, and some more exciting and interesting ideas have taken root in the world of urban planning.Using Fees On Motorists To Fund Public Transit Blog Post
Apr 4, 2008   By Nate Berg
<p>Five counties in metropolitan Minneapolis have approved the creation of a new quarter-cent sales tax that will be dedicated to funding transit projects.</p>
Apr 3, 2008   Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune