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Obscured Minneapolis skyline during a winter storm.

Join streets.mn for a Special Gift

Hello, my fellow snow-shoveling, salt-shuffling, sofa-snuggling streets.mn readers! Whether you’re new to the site or a streets.mn veteran, there has never been a better a better time to join streets.mn as a member. Why, you ask? Because if you join today through December 19 (the date of the streets.mn winter fundraiser), you will receive not […]

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Northstar Train at Union Depot

Join us on the Northstar Holiday Train December 15!

Metro Transit and BNSF are offering a holiday train to St. Paul Union Depot again! As last year, streets.mn is doing a small event for those that wish to ride it. It was quite an enjoyable ride, with some trackage normally not used for current commuter service (though we can always discuss how it should […]

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Join us for the Streets.mn Winter Fundraiser

It’s that time of year y’all. Streets is throwing our winter fundraiser and you’re invited. We had a blast last year with The Theater of Public Policy and we’re teaming up again to get you fed, make you laugh, and then ask for your money. (Please support our ongoing operational expenses?) So join us. DECEMBER […]

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Extended Deadline: Opportunity to Apply to streets.mn Board Ends Wednesday

The streets.mn Board Development Committee is extending the deadline to apply for the streets.mn board by 48 hours to 8:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Express your interest here: Deadline 8am Wednesday, November 14  We’re working hard to make sure our board looks more and more like the people who live in Minnesota’s communities. We’re building our capacity […]

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Support streets.mn: Give to the Max Day & More!

Winter is coming. So is Give to the Max Day, which will take place Thursday, November 15, 2018. We realize that Give to the Max Day is really noisy on social media, so we thought we’d lay out our case early here: streets.mn is a 501(c)3 non-profit, fully registered with state and federal tax authorities. Your […]

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Why You Should Apply for the streets.mn Board of Directors

If you’re reading this, chances are good that you like streets.mn. For seven (!) years now, we’ve been leading conversations about the future of our streets, neighborhoods, and cities here in Minnesota. If you can think of a urban design issue, you will probably find articles and ideas about it here in the archive. Depending on […]

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Trick or Treat! streets.mn Turns 7!

Zero score and seven years ago, the @streetsmn Twitter account was created, an anniversary we think is cooler than the Halloween blizzard: Today is the 7th anniversary of @StreetsMN on Twitter. We think @natehoodstp or @trnsprtst are to blame. pic.twitter.com/OkYszohQJn — streets.mn 🛴🚴🚌🚃🛶 (@StreetsMN) October 31, 2018 And the first posts on streets.mn were published […]

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Fight Climate Breakdown by Joining the streets.mn Board!

I don’t know how to write this post to ask you to join the streets.mn board. This is supposed to be my rousing invitation, and every time I start typing, I find myself writing about the IPCC instead. But that’s not actually all that far off. Climate change–our role in causing it, the consequences we […]

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The streets.mn West Broadway Open Streets Scavenger Hunt Photo Contest is Tomorrow!

West Broadway Open Streets is tomorrow, and streets.mn will be there tabling, talking, and hanging out on one of Minneapolis most dynamic, historic, and interesting streets. Please stop by! We’re also putting on the first ever Open Streets scavenger hunt photo contest! We hope to do this for Open Streets event in the future, but […]

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Reminder: streets.mn Annual Summer Picnic this Saturday

  This is a reminder to stop by our Annual Summer Picnic this Saturday at Lake Monster Brewing in St. Paul. This is a family-friendly event and all are welcome! Here are the final details: Schedule: 2:00 pm – Open Meeting with the Board of streets.mn 3:00 pm – Social time 3:30 pm – 5:00 […]

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