Minneapolis and Seattle bucked national trends by increasing active transportation and use of public transit in recent years.
3 days ago
Thousands of news residents and apartment units, along with almost a billion dollars of development investments, arrived in Downtown Minneapolis in 2017.
February 9, 2019, 11am PST
Exclusionary zoning really pays off for people that already had enough money to buy a home. A new mapping project shows exactly where that's true int he area around Minneapolis.
February 4, 2019, 12pm PST
The leadership of neighborhood associations does not reflect the city’s demographics. In the future, funding of the groups could be dependent on reaching diversity benchmarks.
January 30, 2019, 7am PST
A proposed development in Minneapolis would add affordable units in exchange for extra height. A neighborhood group worries about the precedent the project would set.
January 29, 2019, 6am PST
The city’s "7-acre rule" limited liquor licenses to restaurants in a commercial zone, but a repeal of the ordinance last year means that restaurants across the city can now apply to serve liquor.
January 22, 2019, 7am PST
After years of planning and development, two Green Zones in Minneapolis are attracting desired investments and paving the way for more success.
January 10, 2019, 10am PST
St. Paul, Minnesota, is working on its comprehensive plan, and advocates want to see upzoning changes similar to what happened in Minneapolis.
January 9, 2019, 2pm PST
In Minneapolis and San Francisco, public transit agencies are considering loyalty programs to boost ridership.
January 9, 2019, 1pm PST
Minneapolis is setting a bold example by ending single-family zoning, but chances are a similar change won’t be coming to Philadelphia.
January 4, 2019, 7am PST
Linking up the last part of the Grand Rounds trail would create a continuous pedestrian and biking loop around the city.
December 14, 2018, 6am PST
The range of cities that have recently removed parking mandates could help motivate others that are eyeing new parking policies.
December 13, 2018, 11am PST
The planned opening of a new bus rapid transit line is the impetus for a larger-scale shift to electric buses by Metro Transit.
December 10, 2018, 5am PST
The City Council overcame a last minute legal challenge to approve the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan late last week.
December 6, 2018, 5am PST
A coalition of opposition groups claims that density is bad for the environment, and that the Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan should be stopped.
November 30, 2018, 6am PST
Any aambitious plan will have to change on its way to adoption. The Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan not only kept many of its core ambitions intact through the political process, but expanded them.
November 25, 2018, 5am PST
One of the most ambitious comprehensive plans of a major city in the United States is headed to approval, after amendments and compromises garnered the necessary political support among city councilmembers.
November 6, 2018, 2pm PST
Minneapolis is stepping up enforcement of snow removal scofflaws and considering taking on the job of clearing sidewalks in the name of walkability.
October 17, 2018, 8am PDT
More evidence that the Federal Transit Administration under the Trump Administration isn't interested in capital investments.
October 15, 2018, 9am PDT
A parcel-by-parcel map of zoning changes included in the Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan.