Archive | February, 2017

B is for Bancroft, where Bread was Bought

Editor’s Note: Max Hailperin is walking each of Minneapolis’ 87 neighborhoods, in alphabetical order. He chronicles his adventures at  allofminneapolis.com and we’re sharing them here at streets.mn, at a pace of one or two walks per week. The largely residential Bancroft neighborhood in southern Minneapolis’s Powderhorn community extends from East 38th Street to East 42nd Street […]

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National Links: Tunnels, Air Trains, and Skyscrapers

Every day at The Direct Transfer we collect news about cities and send the links to our email list.  At the end of the week we take some of the most popular stories and post them to Greater Greater Washington, a group blog similar to streets.mn that focuses on urban issues in the DC region.  […]

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Sunday Summary – February 12, 2017

This week perhaps you can take your Valentine for a walk (see a couple of options below or more here) or revisit some of our older posts about What I Love About Minnesota.  We are also still looking for people who love us; the deadline for submitting an application to join the streets.mn board is […]

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Western Audubon Park

Editor’s Note: Max Hailperin is walking each of Minneapolis’ 87 neighborhoods, in alphabetical order. He chronicles his adventures at  allofminneapolis.com and we’re sharing them here at streets.mn, at a pace of one or two walks per week. I returned to the western portion of the Audubon Park neighborhood (west of Johnson Street NE) to walk all […]

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HF499: An Email Exchange with Duane Quam

A lot of ink has been spilled over state Representative Duane Quam’s proposed bill HF499 requiring “urban bicycle lane permits” in order to ride in a bike lane. The full text of the bill can be found here. Lots of people in the cycling community wrote, called or met with him. Many wrote columns, blog […]

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Eastern Audubon Park

Editor’s Note: Max Hailperin is walking each of Minneapolis’ 87 neighborhoods, in alphabetical order. He chronicles his adventures at  allofminneapolis.com and we’re sharing them here at streets.mn, at a pace of one or two walks per week. Having scanned essentially the entire Audubon Park neighborhood on my first day there by using the east-west avenues, I […]

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Minneapolis-St. Paul’s Smart City Transformation

Last October, Transportation for America (T4A) and Sidewalk Labs unveiled a collaborative project where 16 cities would work together to confront urban mobility and advance the idea of smart cities. Some of the cities involved, such as Seattle, San Francisco, and Denver, have long been recognized as leaders in smart city initiatives. Minneapolis-St. Paul also […]

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A Modest Proposal for Better Minnesota Bike Legislation

After witnessing the howls of outrage and sighs of frustration (and maybe even chortles of suppressed glee?) related to some very poor proposed bike legislation introduced in Minnesota this Legislative session, I grabbed the fixie by the bullhorns and took a stab at modifying the core Statute of Minnesota bike law (Section 169.222) to reflect […]

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Sunday Summary – February 5, 2017

Welcome to February! First, the streets.mn board is extending an invitation to all our readers to consider nominating themselves to Join the streets.mn Board. For the first time, the board decided to move beyond tapping its own networks to asking the people who read our site to volunteer to help run the organization, too. In this […]

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The Audubon Park Neighborhood: A First Pass

Editor’s Note: Max Hailperin is walking each of Minneapolis’ 87 neighborhoods, in alphabetical order. He chronicles his adventures at  allofminneapolis.com and we’re sharing them here at streets.mn, at a pace of one or two walks per week.  Confirming my faith that alphabetical order would introduce geographical diversity, I went from one of the most southwesterly neighborhoods […]

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