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Sunday Summary – July 15, 2018

Here’s the week on streets.mn, a week in which free-range motorized scooters descended on the Twin Cities along with heat and humidity. We’ve got a hot take on those scooters, some thoughts on ping pong tables plus some continuing discussion of Minneapolis 2040, transit, bicycling, and a bit more: Scooters! Bill Lindeke announces I, For […]

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Sunday Summary – July 8, 2018

A somewhat light week on streets.mn thanks to the Independence Day holiday (click here to read or reread the Declaration of Independence; one excerpt tripped the Facebook acceptable content filtering…worth reading the Declaration past the first few oft-repeated paragraphs to see the demands made and how the language might get flagged by Facebook). In the […]

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Minnesota Trunk Highways Since 1951

Sunday Summary – July 1, 2018

Welcome to July and beginning that post-solstice slide toward Fall (although the current heatwave makes that seem unlikely). Last week on streets.mn, the Minneapolis Comprehensive Plan update continues to figure prominently (there are about 3 weeks left for you to comment on the draft), plus some more good stuff: Minneapolis 2040, the Big Picture Sheldon […]

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Summit Avenue Cycle PAth

Sunday Summary – June 24, 2018

Here’s last week on streets.mn: Minneapolis 2040, the conversation continues Chris Moseng continues his Arguments Against Minneapolis’s Draft Comprehensive Plan, Addressed (Part II)  Part I addressed density arguments, this week the goal is to refute arguments that the Comp Plan guidance to build more densely won’t address housing affordability as well as concerns about aesthetics […]

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Sunday Summary – June 17, 2018

This week, We Read Carmageddon Articles & Comments So You Don’t Have To and continue to provide this valuable public service – this time for media coverage of the 35W construction project.  Julie Kosbab says, “Perhaps you have heard it is road construction season in Minnesota? Exits from I-35W northbound into downtown Minneapolis are closing for important bridge […]

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A Minneapolis single-family home

Sunday Summary – June 10, 2018

If you haven’t already responded (or would like to answer again – as many times as you wish) to streets.mn’s group brainstorming to update our mission statement, Please do Help streets.mn Change and Thrive — What are your Place-Values?   Tell us what you dream and fill in the blank: “I want to live in a place […]

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Sunday Summary – June 3, 2018

Welcome to June, but first, a look back at the last week of May on the site: streets.mn Mission Hopefully, you saw the message from the Board of streets.mn — we’re in the process of updating our mission, and we’d love your input. Please click over and share your vision for streets.mn, and also share […]

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Sunday Summary – May 27, 2018

Hot, hot, hot for Memorial Day weekend in Minnesota. What a good time to sit under a mature tree (perhaps on a bench) or take a slow trail ride after you read what happened last week on streets.mn. Minneapolis 2040 discussion continues Minneapolis 2040: Tree Edition is not really about the new comprehensive plan, but about […]

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Sunday Summary – May 20, 2018

Thank you, Tom and Julie for summarizing on Sundays for me while I was away from MN and away from most streets altogether. But, I’m back and here’s last week on streets.mn: Bike to Work Day Julie Kosbab provided a summary of streets.mn posts related to bike commuting in Bike to Work Day: A Content Retrospective. […]

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Sunday Summary – May 13, 2018

Betsey: I hope you are enjoying your vacation. Readers: I regret to inform you that I will be writing your Sunday summary this week. Let’s get to it: MONDAY: Bill Lindeke showed us some of what lies beneath Saint Paul with his Map Monday Bonus: Saint Paul’s Sand Rock Tunnel Sewers: it’s a mole person network […]

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