An overview of some of the more interesting suburban infrastructure projects awarded grants by the Met Council in 2022, from a pool of an unusually large $355 million.
The final installment of Bloomington’s Bicycle Infrastructure determines how the infrastructure is being used and concludes by looking at future projects.
The second installment of Bloomington’s Bicycle Infrastructure examines and evaluates several important bike corridors throughout the city.
In the first of a three-part series, Streets.mn contributor Monte Castleman reviews and critiques Bloomington’s network of bicycle infrastructure.
The second and final part of a series documenting Monte’s ride(s) on the Root River State Trail, which runs between Fountain and Houston, Minnesota.
A cyclist tours readers (and riders) through the Root River State Trail, a long, Midwestern interstate trail that intersects with Fountain, Lanesboro and other communities.
Highway 67 in Western Minnesota will be permanently rerouted this fall. The road, which provides access to Upper Sioux Agency Park, suffered from a slope failure in 2019, inflicting infrastructural damage that was not cost-effective to repair.
Google Maps Silliness Minnesota has about a hundred legally named highways and bridges, written into law in Minnesota Statute § 161.14. Some of the early ones like the Viking Trail and the Sioux Trail were possibly intended to mark motoring touring routes. But overwhelmingly the highways are named in memory of local politicians, veterans or […]
The Chestnut Street Pedestrian Plaza Project to Get Underway in Stillwater As part of the ongoing effort to revitalize its waterfront and reclaim its downtown from the traffic in the wake of the St Croix Crossing opening, Stillwater is prepared to rebuild a two-block section of Chestnut Street leading up to the lift bridge. After […]
Fast-food and fast-casual restaurants are surviving the pandemic by emphasizing drive-through or take-out service, a boon for COVID-wary consumers and the auto-focused suburbs.