The Minneapolis 2040 plan is back in the news, but not for fun reasons. Last week, a Hennepin County district court judge ordered the City of Minneapolis to stop implementing that groundbreaking comprehensive plan until the city could demonstrate that it complied with state environmental legislation. The plan, which was adopted over three years ago, […]
The Minneapolis 2040 Plan was a true accomplishment and vision for more housing, reducing inequity and improving sustainability. It set the stage for many other cities and states across the country to push for and succeed in adopting new, denser zoning laws. For the first time since its 12-1 passage, that Plan is now being […]
Contributor Ian Gaida offers musings on how to make the Northstar a more useful – and utilized – system.
(The photograph above, showing the Metropolitan Opera House and Palace Court, was taken by C.J. Hubbard in 1914, Minnesota Historical Society) Historical and contemporary Minneapolis is not particularly known for its public alleys. They have served a more discreet role in the lives of Minneapolitans, unsung for getting private vehicles off city streets. Of course, […]
Care about the future of transit on the route 6 corridor? This Friday is your final chance to submit your comments on the E Line BRT route! Last chance to get your comments in about stop locations (move the southbound 43rd and Upton Station back to the far/south side of the intersection to improve timing), […]
How the design of our cities fails to promote our health and how one Texas city may turn to a crypto company to pay off its burdensome debts.
Denver’s failing rail system fails to serve neighborhoods, Paris will limit vehicular traffic to prepare for the Olympics, and the psychology of place.
“We should use these big opportunities to do big things.” The redevelopment of the Hillcrest site on St. Paul’s East Side is a unique opportunity to build homes, create jobs, and connect the neighborhood.
New research in Germany shows how expensive cars really are – the lifetime cost of a small car is $689,000 with a public expense of $275,000, say the researchers.
It’s Hennepin Week here on streets.mn and I am here to remind you that your voice does, in fact, matter! The deadline for comments on Hennepin Reconstruction is 1/28 (that’s today!), and we need everyone who cares about building better and safer streets to submit a comment! We know the voices complaining about car storage […]