Archive | April, 2013

Streets.mn Voter Guide – John Quincy, Ward 11

Our fifth response to the Streets.mn Voter Guide is from John Quincy, candidate (incumbent) in Ward 11, representing far south Minneapolis on both sides of 35W. 1. What do you believe is the most significant land use and/or transportation issue facing Minneapolis in the next 5 years and how do you hope to address it […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Andrew Johnson, Ward 12

The fourth response for the Streets.mn Voter Guide is from Andrew Johnson, candidate in Ward 12, which includes south Minneapolis on either side of Hiawatha Avenue. 1. What do you believe is the most significant land use and/or transportation issue facing Minneapolis in the next 5 years and how do you hope to address it in […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Kendal Killian, Ward 10

The third candidate response to the Streets.mn Voter guide for the city council candidates is from Kendal Killian, candidate in Ward 10, which includes the Uptown area of southwest Minneapolis. 1. What do you believe is the most significant land use and/or transportation issue facing Minneapolis in the next 5 years and how do you hope to […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Meg Tuthill, Ward 10

The second in our line of responses for the Streets.mn Voter Guide for city council candidates comes from Meg Tuthill, (incumbent) from Ward 10, which includes the Uptown area of southwest Minneapolis. 1. What do you believe is the most significant land use and/or transportation issue facing Minneapolis in the next 5 years and how do […]

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Final Design for Stillwater Bridge may Exceed Budget

Announced plan includes 8-lane lift bridge, Callatrava-designed gusset suspension Oak Park Heights, MN – Imagine speeding across a brand new Stillwater lift bridge, only inches from the pristine waters of the Saint Croix. This bit of science fiction may soon become science fact, according to the final plans for the new Stillwater bridge crossing. At […]

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March 32nd, 2113 – Met Council releases new long-range plan, called DriveMSP 2140

  (Headline from the Minneapaul Star-Pioneer) It seems like the glory days of the 1950’s aren’t gone entirely, after all. After years of changing the form, density makeup, and streetscape of Minnesota’s largest population base, the Metropolitan Council has released their long-range plan, DriveMSP 2140, must to the excitement of the general population. “It really […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Kevin Reich, Ward 1

No foolin’! The first candidate response to the Streets.mn Voter guide for the city council candidates has been received. The following is the response from Kevin Reich, (incumbent) candidate from Ward 1, which includes parts of northeast and southeast Minneapolis. 1. What do you believe is the most significant land use and/or transportation issue facing Minneapolis […]

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Streets.MN moving to LA unless new server provided by Minnesota Taxpayers

At a March 32 meeting of the Streets.MN Board, it was announced that Streets.MN was considering an offer to relocate to Los Angeles unless a new modern state-of-the-art server was built in Minnesota. The Board said in its press release: We have lived with our server for nearly 18 months (which is 30 years in […]

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US DOT and HHS announce public health campaign to reduce driving

Standing side by side with many state DOT heads, US DOT Secretary Ray La Hood and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced a new public safety campaign to encourage less driving, lower speeds, and encourage more cycling and walking to meet the nation’s transportation needs. “For too long, the assumption has been […]

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New Zeppelin Port Announced

The following was released to Streets.MN *************** EMBARGOED UNTIL MARCH 32, 2013 *************** In line with Minnesota’s new statewide transportation plan and the City of Minneapolis’s recent push for slow travel via streetcar, the newly formed Metropolitan Zports Commission (jointly managed by the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission and the Metropolitan Airports Commission, with a 30% […]

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