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What Good Are Climate Goals If They Aren’t Considered When Real Decisions Are Made?

What good are climate goals if they’re not considered when real decisions are made in our cities? It’s a recurring question heard in posts on streets.mn that soon will be addressed at the Saint Paul City Council’s March 4 meeting when it considers the appeal of a proposed development at 2495 Kasota Ave. The Council […]

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Gridding West Midway

Neighborhoods change. Technologies change. Economies change. While today a Distribution Center is advantageous in the West Midway Industrial Area, because the sunk costs are sunk and all the buildings are built and relocating is expensive, that might not always be true. Eventually these structures will be obsolete for the demands of the day, or a […]

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Sustainable City Logistics in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

Hat tip to Walker Angell for pointing me to this very interesting video about limiting the number of trucks accessing dense central cities, from Bicycle Dutch. Every year the proud 140,000 inhabitants of ʼs-Hertogenbosch (aka Den Bosch) welcome around 5 million visitors. Every week 5,000 lorries and vans enter the city center to get all […]

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The Great Divide

This blog needed a bit more solipsism, so let me use my inaugural post to talk a little bit about me. But I promise some Minnesota transportation and land use talk too. Unlike some of the impressive people who write for streets.mn, I have no particular expertise in transportation, land use, urban planning, zoning and […]

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