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St. Paul

October 12, 2018, 5am PDT
Occupying a site where Ford once manufactured automobiles, the eco-friendly, mixed-income development seeks to add 3,800 units of housing over the next decade.
Twin Cities
October 4, 2018, 7am PDT
The Metropolitan Council regional planning organization is looking for better data on how people move around the Twin Cities.
Pioneer Press
October 3, 2018, 11am PDT
A looping in Downtown St. Paul is at risk after Ramsey County commissioners threaten to scuttle the project.
Pioneer Press
September 21, 2018, 1pm PDT
A plan that would change zoning along a key stretch of Marshall Avenue in St. Paul has been called both an upzoning and a downzoning. It's got a little bit of both.
Pioneer Press
August 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
A key north-south connection is coming to the St. Paul bicycle lane network.
Pioneer Press
August 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
Forty bus routes are losing trips because the Twin Cities have been unable to recruit and retain sufficient drivers to run the system.
Minnesota Public Radio News
July 18, 2018, 6am PDT
The City Council will still have to approve the likely controversial idea of allowing accessory dwelling units citywide in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Pioneer Press
July 11, 2018, 10am PDT
Plans for a sizable eco-friendly development on the site of St. Paul's Twin Cities Assembly Plant have drawn support from many, including the city's young mayor. But density opponents remain unconvinced.
CityLab
June 20, 2018, 8am PDT
The Riverview transit corridor has plenty of local support. Now planners will get to work.
The Pioneer Press
May 29, 2018, 12pm PDT
The state of Minnesota is disinclined, so far, to pay for the project, but St. Paul officials are looking to invest big money to replace a large parking garage in the downtown entertainment district.
Streets MN
May 2, 2018, 6am PDT
The Twin Cities found the secret to bus service success, but it was never really a secret.
Streetsblog USA
December 18, 2017, 7am PST
Regional interests around the Twin Cities are considering a proposal that would connect St. Paul to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the city of Bloomington by streetcar.
Pioneer Press
October 15, 2017, 5am PDT
An oversight committee has approved the Locally Preferred Alternative for the Review Corridor Streetcar project that will connect Downtown St. Paul to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
MinnPost
October 10, 2017, 10am PDT
The Twin Cities have a super-sized incentive to nail down regulations for short-term rentals. A tax revenue windfall hangs in the balance.
MinnPost
September 12, 2017, 1pm PDT
A burgeoning revitalization model uses the arts as an opportunity to bring in outside money while hiring local.
Star Tribune
September 11, 2017, 5am PDT
The happiness and quality of life or residents is often attached to their perception of the cleanliness of their city, according to this article.
Smart Cities Dive
August 10, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Twin Cities provide a case study for the role of the housing market in regional employment markets.
Urban Land Magazine
June 16, 2017, 10am PDT
The debate over public safety in Downtown St. Paul is once again focused on the city's skyways. There, concerns about access challenge any possible solutions.
MinnPost
November 23, 2016, 5am PST
A long-awaited plan for the former Ford plant along the Mississippi River is now open for public comment.
MinnPost
May 30, 2016, 5am PDT
An exploration, historical and geographic, of St. Paul's Wheelock Parkway reveals the twists and turns of transportation infrastructure.
MinnPost