April 22, 2004, 6am PDT
Mike Dombeck reviews the progress made in 34 years since the first Earth Day.
December 26, 2003, 11am PST
Linda Mack of the Star Tribune reflects on the building boom in Minneapolis in 2003 that seems to have produced more cultural landmarks than office buildings.
December 6, 2003, 7am PST
An excess of telephone, fiber-optic and electrical wires criss-crossing the city is just one of the problems related to the city's recent explosion of technological advancements.
November 6, 2003, 1pm PST
Solo drivers could pay up to $3 for use of the "sane lanes."
October 28, 2003, 10am PST
A Minnesota think tank looks to make practical improvements in sprawling communities.
September 16, 2003, 11am PDT
Only 24 percent of the cost of St.Paul's roads is borne by driver-generated taxes and fees
May 21, 2003, 7am PDT
Ramsey, a city known as a stoplight amid RV dealerships, will break ground on a billion-dollar plan to turn vacant farmland into a transit-oriented urban village.
April 14, 2003, 5am PDT
Thirty years in development, a Minnesota inventor debuted SkyWeb Express, a personal rapid transit (PRT) system that has some people excited about the future of public transit.
April 9, 2003, 11am PDT
Carbon County, WY has adoped a square mile minimum zoning based on the county's comprehensive plan.
April 1, 2003, 12pm PST
The right to build the largest number of owner-occupied homes in Minneapolis in recent history is up for grabs.
March 19, 2003, 6am PST
Republicans are having trouble getting enough votes for allowing drilling the the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
March 17, 2003, 1pm PST
Architects volunteer to design and build houses for non-profits as part of the long-running "Search for Shelter" charette.
February 22, 2003, 11am PST
A war with Iraq could bring down housing prices.
January 21, 2003, 7am PST
Is the Minnesota Department of Transportation corrupt, or just under a lot of pressure to build roads fast?
December 22, 2002, 11am PST
A new trend in church construction is to design buildings in hopes of attracting people who may not think of entering a traditional buildings with a high steeples.
December 22, 2002, 7am PST
The Metropolitan Council has adopted a new 30-year plan for metro-area growth, despite objections from the Governor-elect. [Link corrected.]
November 4, 2002, 9am PST
A University of Minnesota professor has received funding to test an electric-powered, automated system of small cabs.
October 11, 2002, 1pm PDT
New census data suggests that St. Paul and Minneapolis aren't hollowing out at the core like many of their midwestern counterparts.
October 5, 2002, 9am PDT
Individual development decisions may not seem like much but taken together, they add up to an enormous loss. An area the size of the Mall of America is developed every day.
September 12, 2002, 1pm PDT
A federal judge ruled that the Minnesota DOT is not obligated to reimburse costs for moving utility lines in downtown Minneapolis.