Archive | 2014 Voter Guide

Free Metro Transit on Election Day, November 4th, 2014

The 2014 elections are just a week away, and thanks to a new law, bus service, light rail service, and commuter rail service provided by public transit including Metro Transit will be free of charge next Tuesday.  Find your polling place at MN Votes’ poll finder, and then use Metro’s interactive trip planner to plan […]

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Does the DFL Support Transit and the Environment?

Politics in America are split along urban versus suburban/exurban lines. Urban areas are likely to be more “liberal” when it comes to issues of public transportation, the environment, education, gun control, race, gender, sexual orientation, and religion. A glance at presidential election maps by county confirms this and numerous studies correlate voting patterns to population […]

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Announcing the Hennepin County 3rd District Commissioner Candidate Forum

Several candidates are running for the open seat on Hennepin County’s Board of Commissioners, and we want voters to be clear on where the candidates stand. In partnership with the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition and the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability,  streets.mn is presenting a nonpartisan forum for commissioner candidates to share their views on the future of transportation […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Anne Mavity

Here’s part five in our series of Voter Guides for the open seat in Hennepin County’s 3rd District. — 1. As a Hennepin County Commissioner, what would be your top transportation or land use priority? Smart growth. Our region is growing and we must be strategic about planning and managing that growth. My vision for […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Marion Greene

Here’s part four in our series of Voter Guides for the open seat in Hennepin County’s 3rd District. — 1.) As a Hennepin County Commissioner, what would be your top transportation or land use priority? My initial transportation priority as Hennepin County Commissioner will be to ensure strong community engagement towards successful development of a […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Ben Schweigert

Here’s part three in our series of Voter Guides for the open seat in Hennepin County’s 3rd District. — 1.) As a Hennepin County Commissioner, what would be your top transportation or land use priority? I want a future for our county where it’s easier for us to use our cars less. This election gives […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Ken Kelash

Here’s part two in our series of Voter Guides for the open seat in Hennepin County’s 3rd District. — 1.) As a Hennepin County Commissioner, what would be your top transportation or land use priority? Transit oriented development was an issue I worked on while in the State Senate. I still believe that jobs, housing, […]

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Streets.mn Voter Guide – Katie Hatt

You may be thinking that it’s a little early to post our Streets.mn Voter Guides for the 2014 election. Ordinarily, you would be correct: It is January. However, the February 4th DFL caucuses are fast approaching, and five candidates are actively seeking the DFL endorsement in the race to represent Hennepin County’s 3rd District on […]

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