Resident services has long been the first to be cut in hard times—but for some housing providers that may be changing.
The findings of a recent research project reveal the demographic concentration of evictions in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Minneapolis has become an inspiration to other cities about how to successfully challenge NIMBY factions that oppose density and zoning reform.
Easing ADU regulations has led to some new construction in the Twin Cities, but the additional units have made a small dent in the area’s affordable housing problem.
A new service in St. Paul and Minneapolis will assist riders at both ends of their rides.
A plan for 48 acres of riverfront land could make Minneapolis a leader in doing redevelopment right, argue city leaders.
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.
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.
St. Paul, Minnesota, is working on its comprehensive plan, and advocates want to see upzoning changes similar to what happened in Minneapolis.
Linking up the last part of the Grand Rounds trail would create a continuous pedestrian and biking loop around the city.
The range of cities that have recently removed parking mandates could help motivate others that are eyeing new parking policies.
The sprawling locations where new hospitals are built in Minnesota provides insight for nationwide trends, and share traits with the siting of new schools
A new report details the growing adoption of Complete Streets policies in locales across the United States, despite the removal of a Complete Streets provision from the recent federal transportation bill.
Better! Cities & Towns
Charles Marohn believes that the way the US manages its infrastructure spending is problematic He finds that the lack of federal support for maintenance leads states to irrationally prioritize new projects over repairing old.
Strong Towns Blog
<p>Official sources show that Minnesota had been long diverting bridge repair funds to build new highways.</p>