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2 days ago
The city of Minneapolis approved an interim inclusionary zoning measure in December 2018, but very few projects were subject to the policy. Supporters and opponents of the policy are sparring over the policy's future.
MinnPost
3 days ago
Minneapolis and St. Paul are celebrating their newfound local control on matters of traffic safety be reconsidering the speed limits on city-owned streets and roads.
MinnPost
October 8, 2019, 8am PDT
Even as density increases in Minneapolis, affordable housing is not going to be accessible to the people who need it, according to an article by James S. Russell.
Architectural Record
October 1, 2019, 1pm PDT
Offering multiple, non-automobile options for transportation in one place is the idea behind mobility hubs. The city of Minneapolis is now testing the concept at four locations.
Star Tribune
October 1, 2019, 5am PDT
Pedestrian malls, a common urban design goal of the 1960s and 1970s have so fallen out of fashion that failed examples from history are cited as boogeyman like "bridges to nowhere" and "big digs."
Curbed
September 20, 2019, 11am PDT
The schedule for the Neighborhoods 2020 initiative in Minneapolis has been pushed as neighborhood organizations have pushed back on the city's efforts to remake the system in a more representative form.
MinnPost
September 18, 2019, 7am PDT
A report on how to implement Vision Zero traffic safety improvements in the city of Minneapolis included an ambitious menu of options, including lower speed limits citywide.
Star Tribune
September 12, 2019, 9am PDT
Surveying the history of neighborhood rebranding in Minneapolis is like taking a tour of post-recession redevelopment.
MinnPost
September 10, 2019, 12pm PDT
Planners are giving shape to one of the potentially controversial aspects of the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
MinnPost
September 8, 2019, 1pm PDT
Portland wants to add density but doesn't want to displace current residents of low- and middle-income neighborhoods.
The Oregonian
September 3, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities like St. Louis, Denver, and Minneapolis have have fewer bus drivers than the transit system requires. The shortages are effecting the quality of service.
Streetsblog USA
August 20, 2019, 12pm PDT
Homeless and working class riders won't have the shelter and mobility offered by Green Line trains in the Twin Cities, as Metro Transit cuts overnight service.
Star Tribune
August 15, 2019, 2pm PDT
Minneapolis wants more equity in its parks spending—and new plans are a key step in the process of delivering more equitable results.
MinnPost
August 4, 2019, 11am PDT
The city of Minneapolis could achieve another first of land use regulation next week if the City Council votes to prohibit the construction of all drive-through facilities in the entire city.
Star Tribune
August 3, 2019, 11am PDT
Stepping up the urban amenity game in Minneapolis.
Star Tribune
July 10, 2019, 8am PDT
Non-conforming uses, usually historic buildings that predate the strictures of 20th century zoning codes, can get a little more comfortable under the reforms approved by the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
MinnPost
June 25, 2019, 5am PDT
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, in Minneapolis last week, expressed support for the planning reforms include in the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Star Tribune
June 17, 2019, 11am PDT
The Editorial Board of the New York Times offers perhaps the highest profile support to date for overthrowing the status quo of slow growth and development opposition.
The New York Times
June 14, 2019, 10am PDT
The C Line bus rapid transit line opens in Minneapolis as the state of Minnesota wavers in its funding of mass transit projects.
MinnPost
June 7, 2019, 10am PDT
Art walks, or open studio tours, often take place in once-gritty neighborhoods trending toward the hip and expensive, but how responsible are the events for the effects of gentrification that emerge?
Next City