Minneapolis

9 hours ago
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender thinks the political calculus has changed for inclusionary zoning—but some critics think inclusionary zoning will be too little too late to make a difference for the city's affordable housing stock.
MinnPost
6 days ago
A planned extension of the Metro Blue Line north from Minneapolis depended on eight miles of BNSF track.
CBS Minnesota
February 9, 2018, 1pm PST
Five years ago, Minneapolis rolled back parking requirements near transit. Since then, construction is up, rents are down, and the look of projects in these places has changed.
Nick Magrino
February 8, 2018, 2pm PST
Light rail ridership increased in 2017 in Minneapolis and St. Paul, despite a decline in bus ridership.
Star Tribune
February 4, 2018, 11am PST
Minneapolis officials are touting Super Bowl LII as "the most transit-reliant Super Bowl ever played."
Smart Cities Dive
February 4, 2018, 9am PST
This isn't a joke about the Philadelphia Eagles. This story is about the deadly consequences of planning and architecture decisions.
USA Today
February 4, 2018, 7am PST
Urbanists and planners might consider looking at the development outside U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Super Bowl Sunday. Gone are the vast parking lots surrounding the Metrodome, replaced with mixed use and a popular park, the Commons.
The New York Times
February 4, 2018, 5am PST
When the Eagles and the Patriots face off this weekend, they'll do it at Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium, a billion-dollar venue that "aspires to more than football."
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 12, 2018, 6am PST
To get diverse developers involved, the Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development has released a request for proposals from diverse and women-owned developers.
Next City
December 31, 2017, 11am PST
Planning for snow, and for cold days, is a professional practice unto itself.
Smart Cities Dive
December 23, 2017, 7am PST
Minneapolis bus drivers who have been victims of 72 felony assaults since 2010, have long sought to improve what they call unsafe working conditions.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
December 1, 2017, 11am PST
A proposed 1.4 mile safety barrier may require additional review, and could further delay the project
MinnPost
November 19, 2017, 7am PST
Metro Transit's decision to use light rail service for Super Bowl ticket holders rankles some who will be forced to take the bus
St. Paul Pioneer Press
November 2, 2017, 8am PDT
Companies struggling to get employees to work are turning to a variety of transportation alternatives not traditionally covered by transit agencies.
Star Tribune
October 16, 2017, 10am PDT
A Minneapolis bike lane protest sets a new bar for opposition to bike lanes—Godwin's law was definitely in play.
Streetsblog USA
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 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
August 3, 2017, 2pm PDT
The nation mourned the ten-year anniversary of the tragic collapse of the I-35W Bridge in Minneapolis this week.
Route Fifty
May 13, 2017, 1pm PDT
Just when all seemed lost, in terms of federal funding for projects like the Southwest Light Rail Transit in the Twin Cities, the federal budget came though with needed funding.
MinnPost