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The Trust for Public Land released its 2015 ParkScore today, ranking the 75 largest U.S. cities on the metrics of acreage, facilities and investment, and access.
4 days ago   Trust for Public Land
Walk Score released an updated ranking of the best cities for biking—including Bike Scores for a total of 154 U.S. cities—in time for Bike to Work Week and National Bike Month.
May 17, 2015   Redfin
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 11, 2015   MinnPost
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.
May 3, 2015   MinnPost
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.
Apr 27, 2015   MinnPost
The city of Minneapolis will add 30 miles of protected bike lanes to its city, especially around Downtown.
Apr 25, 2015   Streetsblog USA
The data shows Minneapolis recovered from the recession more quickly than Chicago. And its growth rates continue to surpass those of its larger neighbor. Why did this happen, and which policies deserve credit?
Apr 22, 2015   Metropolitan Planning Council
A new park and lots of new development will follow the under-construction stadium for the Vikings on the eastern side of Minneapolis urban core.
Apr 16, 2015   Minneapolis Star Tribune
A case study in how New Urbanist principles helped transform the neighborhood around the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Apr 8, 2015   Streets.MN
Small-scale development on single lots is an alternative to the centralized mid-rise norm. But this kind of classic infilling may not be as easy as build-it-and-they-will-come.
Mar 26, 2015   Streets.MN
A new study by researchers at the University of Minnesota identifies the consequences of Twin Cities affordable housing policy: deepening racial and economic segregation.
Mar 7, 2015   MinnPost