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Ford Site Community Conversation

This community conversation, hosted by the Highland District Council and the Highland Business Association, will focus on the recently released information about the public realm, zoning, and transportation for the Ford site redevelopment in St. Paul.

There will be a panel discussion including Merrit Clapp-Smith, Mike Richardson from the City of Saint Paul, Cindy Zerger, Urban Designer and Transportation Planner for Toole Design Group, and Kevin Gallatin, Chair of the Highland District Council’s Transportation Committee.

Appetizers provided. Beverages for sale.

Presentation content for this meeting will be the same as that at the meeting on Monday, November 14st at O’Shaughnessy Educational Center at the University of St. Thomas


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Ford Site Community Meeting on Transportation

The City of Saint Paul and the Highland District Council invite you to hear about the findings of a recent preliminary transportation study of anticipated Ford site redevelopment. Learn about key strategies to manage future vehicle trips and recommendations to enhance the quality and safety of walking, biking and transit options in the Highland Village area and
on the future site.

At this meeting:
– Presentation on a recently conducted transportation study— findings, key strategies and recommendations to manage vehicular trips and improve walking, biking and transit associated with redevelopment of the Ford site
– Question and answer session
– Open house period for conversation and questions on elements of the study and future transportation strategies for the site and area


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Public Hearing: St. Paul Street Design Manual & Complete Streets Action Plan

The Saint Paul Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the draft Street Design Manual and Complete Streets Action Plan. These documents are tools to implement the complete streets policies the City passed as part of the 2010 Comprehensive Plan. The draft
Street Design Manual was created over the past five years with ongoing input from Transportation Committee of the Planning Commission and several community pilot projects, and illustrates street design best practices. The Complete Streets Action Plan includes recommendations based on issues that were identified during the process of developing the draft Street Design Manual.

More information can be found on the project website:
https://www.stpaul.gov/departments/planning-economic-development/planning/currentactivities/complete-streets-plan

The hearing will be held before the Saint Paul Planning Commission.

All comments concerning the draft plan will be heard at this hearing.
Comments submitted in writing should be addressed to:
Anton Jerve
1300 City Hall Annex
25 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102

-OR Anton.Jerve@ci.stpaul.mn.us
(please specify “Street Design Manual” in subject line of emails)


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Urban Endosymbiosis

Endosymbiosis in biology refers to the idea that organelles of eukaryotic cells (like mitochondria and chloroplasts) were originally free-living micro-organisms that combined symbiotically (to mutual benefit). In Chapter 7: Good Roads of The Transportation Experience: Second Edition, we identify an example of what we might call techno-endosymbiosis, when we write: Charles Kettering developed the electric starter, which […]

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Saint Paul For All

The City of Saint Paul is updating its comprehensive plan – a forward-thinking vision that will guide the city’s development over the next 30 years.

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU
We need you to help shape the future of Saint Paul. Consider joining us for an upcoming session where we explore your creative ideas to make our city thrive for the next 30 years.

THINK BOLD. BE INNOVATIVE
There’s no such thing as a crazy idea.

What makes Saint Paul special?
How can we attract people from other regions?
How do we make Saint Paul more welcoming to people of all backgrounds and abilities?
How do we modernize our city without losing its historic charm?
How can we improve our neighborhoods?


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Saint Paul For All

The City of Saint Paul is updating its comprehensive plan – a forward-thinking vision that will guide the city’s development over the next 30 years.

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU
We need you to help shape the future of Saint Paul. Consider joining us for an upcoming session where we explore your creative ideas to make our city thrive for the next 30 years.

THINK BOLD. BE INNOVATIVE
There’s no such thing as a crazy idea.

What makes Saint Paul special?
How can we attract people from other regions?
How do we make Saint Paul more welcoming to people of all backgrounds and abilities?
How do we modernize our city without losing its historic charm?
How can we improve our neighborhoods?


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Saint Paul For All

The City of Saint Paul is updating its comprehensive plan – a forward-thinking vision that will guide the city’s development over the next 30 years.

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU
We need you to help shape the future of Saint Paul. Consider joining us for an upcoming session where we explore your creative ideas to make our city thrive for the next 30 years.

THINK BOLD. BE INNOVATIVE
There’s no such thing as a crazy idea.

What makes Saint Paul special?
How can we attract people from other regions?
How do we make Saint Paul more welcoming to people of all backgrounds and abilities?
How do we modernize our city without losing its historic charm?
How can we improve our neighborhoods?


Streets.mn is a non-profit and is volunteer run. We rely on your support to keep the servers running. If you value what you read, please consider becoming a member.

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