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June 21, 2019, 2pm PDT
The findings of a recent research project reveal the demographic concentration of evictions in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
MinnPost
June 1, 2019, 1pm PDT
Minneapolis has become an inspiration to other cities about how to successfully challenge NIMBY factions that oppose density and zoning reform.
Grist
May 6, 2019, 7am PDT
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.
MinnPost
March 6, 2019, 11am PST
A new service in St. Paul and Minneapolis will assist riders at both ends of their rides.
Pioneer Press
March 6, 2019, 6am PST
A plan for 48 acres of riverfront land could make Minneapolis a leader in doing redevelopment right, argue city leaders.
Star Tribune
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.
Star Tribune
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.
Star Tribune
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.
Star Tribune
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.
MinnPost
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.
Sightline Institute
January 24, 2018, 2pm PST
The sprawling locations where new hospitals are built in Minnesota provides insight for nationwide trends, and share traits with the siting of new schools
Streets.MN
August 27, 2012, 1pm PDT
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
November 3, 2011, 1pm PDT
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
August 5, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Official sources show that Minnesota had been long diverting bridge repair funds to build new highways.</p>
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette