We used storytelling as an engagement tool to make sense of the decline of St. Paul’s fancy-schmanciest shopping street. Could it inform work in other places, too?
Tired of watching your grocery bill rise? Where you shop for groceries and what’s in your cart are the greatest influencers of cost.
There’s been a lot of heat and not enough light in the discourse around rent control and rent stabilization. Here’s a primer on what they’re all about.
Community real estate ownership provides stability, affordability and community-based wealth. There are established and developing models throughout the Twin Cities.
Real estate investment cooperatives and worker-owned cooperatives are gaining ground as a way to build community wealth, particularly in BIPOC communities.
The recently promoted misconception that cyclists don’t pay their fair share for street infrastructure is both false and misleading.
Nearly three years after the 2020 unrest following George Floyd’s murder, some form of state funding appears imminent. Second in a two-part series.
Overheated coastal housing markets have seen remarkable ADU booms, while the Twin Cities has had negligible ADU development.
This week’s compilation of “National Links”: the financial impact of cars, why widening highways doesn’t work and a controversial climate project in Copenhagen.
Links from The Overhead Wire to news from around the country. This week: a Baltic city looks to cold seawater for its future heating needs; another urban freeway draws discussion about future alternatives; considering the commuting emissions of office buildings; and more.