Author: Jeff Peltola

Jeff Peltola

About Jeff Peltola

Jeff Peltola has been focused on local, Twin Cities, issues since returning from a fellowship in the U.S. Senate in 2009. A member of the City of Minneapolis Charter Commission, he’s passionate about good governance. Stemming from several years working with community stakeholders to improve the area around Lake St & Excelsior Blvd, near where he lives, he became the Founding President of Public Works for Public Good in 2013. The nonprofit strives to improve our physical infrastructure, community by community, project by project, in the early problem definition and conceptual phase. Through these efforts, using an inclusive, collaborative approach – leveraging volunteer and in-kind contributions – it seeks to strengthen our civic and institutional infrastructure as well.

SWLRT West Lake Station: Avoiding Future Regrets

I’ve appreciated the blogging about Central Corridor coulda-woulda-shoulda’s. Other than signal-timing, I think it’s fair to say they mainly relate to pedestrian needs. Well, pedestrian needs have gotten short shrift to date for the SWLRT West Lake Station (also future Midtown terminus) – although it may not appear that way at first glance. Unfortunately, until now, […]