From the Lincoln Institute on Land Policy, here’s a through Twin Cities’ land use map from a huge (!) document called the Atlas of Urban Expansion, which purports to compare cities around the world according to a few key land use measures. The Twin Cities falls into the “Land-rich developed countries” category, but the cool thing about the Atlas is that it compares 200 cities around the world using the same standards.
Here’s the Twin Cities map:
Here too is a chart showing the metrics they used, changing through time:
This is only “Volume 1: Areas and Densities”, so expect more. You can download the entire “Atlas” here.
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