Weigh in on the state flag design; door knock for I-94; celebrate passenger rail; and rethink how downtowns can become people-focused.
If a commuter train runs more often, are more people likely to take it? Metro Transit is banking on it with an expanded Northstar schedule.
Take a rails-and-trails tour of abandoned railways around the Twin Cities metro, as our author explains their history and current uses.
While it may not be as good as the long-wished-for direct train to St. Cloud, the Northstar Link shuttle is a viable stand-in.
Extreme rainfalls overwhelm sewer systems; high housing costs affect the marriage market; and cities are increasingly generic.
NLX will create transit-oriented development in communities all along the proposed Twin Cities-to-Twin Ports corridor.
NLX will be one of the most economically built mass transit projects in the United States, giving taxpayers a great return on their investment, increasing affordable housing supply and reducing freeway traffic.
“Everything necessary to build a world-class transportation connection between Duluth/Superior and Minneapolis is now in place,” says the chair of the NLX Technical Advisory Committee.
Ask your Minnesota legislators to pledge a firm commitment to building the safe, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly Northern Lights Express.
Bringing you news from around the country and the world, National Links this week features the “weird” desert city that will host the World Cup final and weirder purple streetlights.