3 days ago
Downtown property owners are clashing with food truck operators over where the latter should park their businesses.
4 days ago
Republicans in Minnesota are ready to put the final nail in the coffin of the proposed Southwest light rail project, which would connect downtown Minneapolis to Eden Prairie.
July 16, 2016, 11am PDT
have you ever found bike parking hidden behind a dumpster?
May 30, 2016, 5am PDT
An exploration, historical and geographic, of St. Paul's Wheelock Parkway reveals the twists and turns of transportation infrastructure.
May 12, 2016, 6am PDT
It might seem like a contradiction of terms, but many buildings labeled "modern" when built some 50 years ago are now considered "historic."
March 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
A recent report details how residents of rural areas in Minnesota use transit.
February 14, 2016, 9am PST
Metro Transit officials announced the opening date for the A Line—the first of potentially many more rapid bus routes featuring platform level boarding and signal priority.
December 30, 2015, 10am PST
Is a city with its own fair share of high profile projects on the way doing enough to ensure the safety of pedestrians?
December 10, 2015, 2pm PST
From his home in Brainerd, Minnesota (population 13,500), this fiscally conservative engineer leads a growing movement. His slow-and-steady approach to urban development has real bipartisan appeal.
November 21, 2015, 5am PST
The Minneapolis area yields two case studies of troubled sites, home to big box retailers, finally rejoining the community.
October 26, 2015, 11am PDT
A MinnPost article explains the importance of a properly tuned turning radius while getting to the bottom of a controversial decision to remove pedestrian and bike infrastructure.
October 13, 2015, 9am PDT
Recognizing that providing transit passes to students costs about the same as operating a system of buses in-house, some schools are giving students access to public transit.
August 8, 2015, 5am PDT
The Prospect North Partnership intends to build a fully integrated, resource-efficient neighborhood in a prime yet underdeveloped location.
June 13, 2015, 1pm PDT
Albert Lea, Minnesota proves that small towns can reinvent themselves—often faster than big cities—and that walkable communities aren't only possible in urban neighborhoods.
June 7, 2015, 11am PDT
A 4.2-acre park to be located next to the future home of the Minnesota Vikings will offer something for everyone. The MinnPost has the latest on the park's design.
May 11, 2015, 12pm PDT
A debate over a special property tax assessment to fund a James Corner-designed redo of Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis raises questions about public benefit and value capture.
May 3, 2015, 1pm PDT
An already controversial project got bad news earlier this week, as substantial increases in the expected cost of the Southwest LRT extension added more fuel to the fire for opponents of the project.
April 27, 2015, 6am PDT
Okay, technically it leads to the new Vikings stadium, but Nick Magrino doubts its benefits justify $6 million of public spending. A proportion of the Metropolitan Council is inclined to agree.
April 22, 2015, 9am PDT
In the quest for density and infill, preservationists often stand beside those who want static cities. But both preservation and density can be ideologies, and thoughtful land use demands a nuanced middle ground.
April 4, 2015, 11am PDT
Greg Aamot explores case studies from Minnesota of a conundrum that troubles many rural communities: how to house daytime workforces near their jobs, with the benefits in sales and property tax revenue that results.