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2017: By The Numbers

For fun, we thought we’d share some highlights from the year that has been on streets.mn. Audience Facts: We had more than 250,000 unique visitors to the site. They read, on average, 2.38 pages. We served up more than 1 million pages of content! 35% of our visitors were between ages 25 and 34, with […]

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Buy Your Ticket Today for the streets.mn Winter Fundraiser Party!

In one week, streets.mn is throwing a fun party that you won’t want to miss. That’s right, it’s the Annual Streets Winter Fundraiser Festivity! There are lots of reasons why you should buy a ticket right now. For example, here are six (6!) unbeatable reasons. #1. Your ticket helps support streets.mn! Proceeds go to support […]

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Join the streets.mn Board to Keep Moving the Conversation Forward

As Bill Lindeke noted a couple of weeks ago, the streets.mn board needs you to apply to join us! I have served on the board for the last year, after several years of reading, commenting, and contributing. It has been an amazing opportunity to help shape and support an organization I love, and to use […]

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We Want You to Join the streets.mn Board!

The other day on Twitter, a reader made me happy with the following salute: @StreetsMN is a breath of fresh air in an otherwise stagnant room. — Vincent Night 🌙 (@vincentgnight) October 16, 2017 Vincent (whom I do not know, by the way) was reacting to Ethan Fawley’s recent and wonderful post about the 26th […]

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Introducing the streets.mn Comment Policy and a Call for Moderators (CFM)

At the recent meeting, the streets.mn Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt a new comment policy that will help clarify the kinds of comment and discussions we value on the site. One main outcome of the new policy will be a clearer picture of why and how comments get moderated, and hopefully this will […]

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A Little Media History for streets.mn Readers

I recently watched an amazing 29-minute, on-line documentary film about the last day of lead type at the New York Times. It’s called “Farewell Etaoin Shrdlu” and I recommend everyone watch it.  The date is July 2, 1978 and, for around a hundred years prior to that date, this was how newspapers were put together– […]

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Join the streets.mn Board

streets.mn is seeking applicants to join the board of directors. streets.mn thinks transportation and land use news and information in Minnesota can be done better. We explore the pressing issues facing our cities, towns, neighborhoods and the places in between. We are a non-profit organization seeking dedicated board members to help the organization grow and […]

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Board Update: Creating Connection through Membership

On Saturday, January 14, the streets.mn board of directors met and the main topic on the agenda was how to grow a better membership program. For the board, the first goal of a membership program is to develop a stronger relationship with readers, writers, and other users of streets.mn. The second goal is the fiscal […]

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Streets.mn Fundraiser: THANK YOU!

When I was in high school, my favorite teacher was a 6’5″ bald man who went by the nontraditional title of Johnson the Tall. He annually attended the Conference of the Parties starting in 2009, spent most of his winter weekends racing sled dogs in the boundary waters, and wore some of the most competitively intricate Norwegian sweaters […]

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Come to the streets.mn Fundraiser – We Went to Costco For You!

Tonight is the annual streets.mn fundraiser and I would love to see many, if not all of you there. I want to see you all there because: -Metropolitan Council Chair Adam Duininck will be there and he is ~very~ dreamy. -The fundraiser is located in the central location of downtown Minneapolis with excellent access to LRT […]

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