Archive | December, 2017

Can the West Loop Still Happen?

If you asked one of the thousands of new Minneapolis residents who moved in since 2010 “What are the borders of North Loop?”, you may find they consider the western border to be the 4th Street freeway viaduct. Despite the neighborhood continuing on west up to I-94, the viaduct walls off a landscape of low […]

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The Surprising Future of Bicycling: 12 Reasons Why Its Popularity Will Continue to Soar

For too long biking has been viewed skeptically as a white-people thing, a big city thing, an ultra-fit athlete thing, a twenty-something thing, a warm weather thing or an upper-middle class thing. And above all else, it’s seen as a guy thing. But guess what? The times they are a-changing. More than 100 million Americans […]

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Sunday Summary – December 3, 2017

Welcome to December on streets.mn. Here’s the week’s haul: Join us! Join streets.mn December 9 for a Holiday Train Northstar trip! and Join streets.mn December 12 for Winter Festivities – a fun evening with The Theater for Public Policy, special guests Eric Roper of the Strib and Fred Melo of the Pioneer Press, food, drink, and chance […]

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Twenty Urbanist Observations From a Trip to Winnipeg

Recently I went to Winnipeg for a weekend to visit a relative. I’m a dual citizen of Canada and the USA and it was fun to go up north and hang out. For the record, Winnipeg is a the capital of the province of Manitoba, and the metro area has a population of around 740K […]

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