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National Summer Transportation Institute (Transportation Summer Camp)

Important Dates Institute dates & times: July 11-22, 2016 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday) Application deadline: April 1, 2016 Applicants informed of admission: April 29, 2016 About the Institute Are you interested in learning about science, engineering, and transportation in an interactive, hands-on environment? Do you want to explore careers and education opportunities related […]

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Want a Car2Go “Station”? Let them know!

Car2Go made good on their threat from a few months ago and announced a reduction to their service area (or as they call it, “home area”) yesterday. Here’s the new map (effective March 15): And you can click here for more information about the new home area: http://twincities.car2go.com/new-home-area/ With large portions of North Minneapolis and, […]

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Calling All Writers! — You’re Invited to the Workshop this Saturday

streets.mn is calling all writers – current writers and streets.mn readers who think they’d like to write for streets.mn (or might like to or have thought about it even just a little bit).  Please come to the 2nd Writers Workshop on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 2-4 pm in Room 155 in Blegen Hall on the University of […]

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Self-Driving Vehicles for Minnesotans with Disabilities

The following organization may be of interest to streets.mn readers: On January 16th, over 50 people came to the Self-Driving Vehicles for Minnesotans with Disabilities kick-off event and explored how we might make self-driving vehicles accessible, reliable and affordable to many Minnesotans with disabilities. Representative Jason Isaacson (in person), and Senator Matt Schmit (by pre-recorded video) declared their support […]

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2015 streets.fundraiser – Thursday, December 17th

Hello there, streets.community! All of you! There are many. Since our humble beginnings in 2012, we’ve grown into an organization with over a hundred writers. Those writers have produced thousands of posts, which have in turn been read by hundreds of thousands of readers across Minnesota, the United States, and even the world. Some of […]

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Getting Rolling on Rail to Eau Claire

This week, a citizen group is holding a couple of public meetings to advocate for a passenger rail link between the Twin Cities and Eau Claire, Wisconsin, a corridor that MnDOT suggested in its 2010 State Rail Plan should be built before the year 2030. The meeting announcement has led me to dig into the […]

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Great Cities – A Science Museum of Minnesota project

Streets.mn readers may be interested in the following: The Science Museum of Minnesota is pursuing the development of Great Cities—an exhibit about the past, present and future of cities. We want your help to prototype an idea for this exhibit that we are calling FutureHere. What we are inviting you to do is pretty simple: take a photograph […]

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