Map of the Day: The Rail-volution Guide to Transit Accessible MSP

From the Rail-Volution “Self-Guided Tour book“, part of the annual Rail-Volution conference that is here in Minneapolis and Saint Paul this week, the “transit accessible” parts of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

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It’s interesting to see a map made from a TOD planner’s viewpoint. To me, it seems like the cartographers made some odd choices about which geographic areas to include and exclude. Why these areas? Do they have anything to do with actual transit patterns or travel times?

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Bill Lindeke has writing blogging about sidewalks and cities since 2005, ever since he read Jane Jacobs. He is a lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Minnesota Geography Department, the Cityscape columnist at Minnpost, and has written multiple books on local urban history. He was born in Minneapolis, but has spent most of his time in St Paul. Check out Twitter @BillLindeke or on Facebook.