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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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Come for Scintillating Discussion, Stay for Great Beer

The 2nd annual awesome streets.mn wintertime fundraiser is this week and I hope you can come. There are at least two reasons you should come. First, we’ll be having an exciting special guest, Adam Duinick, the chair of the Metropolitan Council, the premiere regional government in the entire United States, who will be attending and […]

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11 Reasons I’ll Attend Thursday’s Fundraiser

The streets.mn annual fundraiser party is coming up on December 1st! You’re invited to join the party (RSVP here) and in return, please do your part and donate. Here are a few reasons I donate – add yours in the comments: I love reading 46+ comment threads, especially the ones parsing “tax levies” and “tax rates,” parking […]

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Making streets.mn Even Better

If you are like me, you have probably been receiving email and social media pleas for weeks to Give the Max to various organizations. Every non-profit that has managed to get my email has sent at least one message asking for money. Well, here’s another. If you are reading this post at all, it likely […]

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Why streets.mn Matters to Me

Tomorrow, November 17, 2016, is Give to the Max day, and streets.mn is one of the many organizations that generous Minnesotans can support with their donations. If you don’t want to wait, you can actually schedule a gift today that will “count” for tomorrow. Click here to donate now. Now that the ask is out of […]

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