Minnesota

Comparison of before and after counts of vehicular volume-to-capacity ratio shows replacing car lanes with bike lanes may not adversely impact vehicle traffic when bike lanes are constructed on less congested streets.
Yesterday   Five Thirty Eight - Life
<p>In suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, homeowners are losing the battle to keep affordable housing our of their neighborhoods. This Pioneer Press article includes a video that nicely shows both sides of the issue.</p>
Jul 2, 2008   St. Paul Pioneer Press
<p>North Oaks, Minnesota is one of a handful of towns pushing back on Google, claiming that their Street View feature is a violation of privacy.</p>
Jun 12, 2008   Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul
<p>After MNDOT closed the Highway 43 bridge connecting Winona, MN to western Wisconsin, locals worried about the economic fallout from an extended closure. Within a week, a ferry and bus system was put in place.</p>
Jun 11, 2008   Minneapolis Star Tribune
<p>Ham Lake, Minnesota, residents are torn over the best way to preserve the rural character of their St. Paul suburb.</p>
May 26, 2008   Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul
<p>A stretch of warehouses, parking lots, and rundown buildings in Minneapolis -- once envision as technology corridor -- has been instead been transformed into a thriving literary arts community, complete with new businesses and residences.</p>
May 2, 2008   The New York Times
<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
<p>The former dean of the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, and the designer of the original Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, passed away this weekend at age 93.</p>
Apr 2, 2008   Minneapolis Star-Tribune
<p>Photos taken in 2003 of the doomed Minneapolis bridge revealed warped gusset plates believed to have been a key point of failure in the 2007 collapse that killed 13 people.</p>
Mar 27, 2008   AOL News
<p>Bars in Minneapolis have found a workaround to evade the state's ban on smoking in bars: stage "theater nights" and let all patrons be "actors" in a show that allows smoking.</p>
Feb 27, 2008   Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
<p>In a recently released report, it has been found that Minnesota's transportation funding cannot keep pace with the state's infrastructure needs -- leaving only enough to maintain existing roads, not build any new ones.</p>
Feb 21, 2008   Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune