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Poll results: Which side of the street/road should you go on in Minnesota? Klared

The “Lowside” of the Road (Non-Automotive Survey Results – Part 1)

The moon is red and you’re dancin’ real slow Twenty-nine miles left to go The chain monkeys help you with your load You’re rollin’ over to the lowside of the road –Lowside of the Road, Tom Waits innesotans, which side are you on?  Left, right or just “the lowside”?  If you believe the results of a recent […]

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Questioning Our Pedestrian Lives

Part 1 in a series on pedestrian laws and practices across jurisdictions. To help with the discussion, please take this short survey. Results will be shared in Part 2. I don’t recall if he was more Eric Estrada or Barney Fife as he peered from his patrol car, but he told us we’d been riding on the wrong side […]

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MN GOP Beware: Biking and Pedestrian Improvements Have Broad Appeal

Minnesota Republicans captured control of the Minnesota House of Representatives in part by fueling urban versus rural resentment: “Those metro-centric DFLers give everything to Minneapolis and St. Paul.” The truth is, turnout trends associated with non-presidential year elections were a much bigger reason why the DFL lost control of the Minnesota House. But this “core cities […]

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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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2013 Best Campaign Stunt: Jeff Wagner’s Cedar Lake ad

With 53.49% of votes, Jeff Wagner’s message of “Wake the **** up, Minneapolis” easily won this year’s “Best Campaign Stunt” award – no 34 rounds of balloting needed. Mr. Wagner received the most national attention out of the entire slate of mayoral candidates in 2013. He was featured on MSNBC, Deadspin, Al Jazeera America, Daily […]

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Poll Shows Support For Sales Tax Hike to Fund Public Transit

A new statewide poll conducted by Minnesota’s three largest Chambers of Commerce—Minneapolis, St. Paul, and TwinWest—shows for the second year in a row that support for expanding the transit system in the metro area is strong. Seventy-nine percent of respondents said that Minnesota “would benefit from having an expanded and improved public transit system, such […]

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Best Current Plan: Access Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan

We are almost there, good readers; 2013, and the end of our gilded series on your opinions on where our fair cities are headed in the next year and beyond.  Unfortunately, I have the task of reporting on what was least popular subject: the Best Current Plan.  Woe is me. Of the 10 subjective and […]

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Best of 2012

To celebrate the Mayan Apocalypse, Streets.MN is pleased to announce its first annual “Best Of” survey. We are asking YOU, our loyal readers, to vote for the Best Of in a variety of streety categories. Click here to take survey. VOTING CLOSES MIDNIGHT FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012.

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