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Best Local Blog For Particular People? Vote Us. Support Us.

Have you voted yet? As previously noted, Streets.MN is up for Best Local Blog in the CityPages Readers’ Choice Awards. We’re facing tough competition, including dogs and food — we love dogs and food too. But, without trying to sound like narcissists, we hope you love us too. Voting goes through April 4. You can […]

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Happy Birthday Streets.MN

Happy Birthday Streets.MN, Today or so you are two years old, (though it depends on how you date it). As with anything there are many parents. The most direct is the earlier Twin Cities Streets for People site, (featuring Antonio Rosell, Bill Lindeke and Matty Lang, among others) which dates to 2007, and which many […]

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Recap: Streets.MN Best of 2013

So. It’s over. 2013 is in the books. And, while we know you’ve been reading our Best Of series with fevered delight, how about a January 1 recap of the magic that was 2013? Without further ado, your complete list of 2013 Best Of, as chosen by YOU, our readers. Best Minnesota County Seat: Grand […]

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Our 36 greatest hits (2013)

Below are the 36 most popular posts on Streets.MN in the Year 2013, as judged by number of page views.  Read them again for the first time. 2012 Best Mid-Late 20th Century Enclosed Shopping Mall: Mall of America We need to stop the Southwest Corridor I-94 Congestion: A Simpler And Safer Solution? Six Less Obvious […]

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Sidewalk Tour: Minneapolis Skyway System and the Last Holidazzle

You are invited to a tour of the Minneapolis Skyway system, which turned 50 just last year. I did a bunch of research on the Minneapolis skyways a while back, and am going to take people to a few of the highlights of the system. Plus this is the last chance to see the Holidazzle […]

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Does Bettridge’s Law of Headlines Apply to Streets.mn Posts?

I just learned about Bettridge’s Law of Headlines, which states that: Betteridge’s law of headlines is an adage that states: “Any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no.” It is named after Ian Betteridge, a British technology journalist,[1] although the general concept is much older.[2] The observation has also been called “Davis’ law“[3][4] or just the “journalistic principle“.[5] Betteridge […]

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Minneapolis Mayoral Transportation Forum Video Roundup

Here is the unofficial Streets.MN Minneapolis Mayoral Transportation Forum Video* Roundup. This event was sponsored by the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition, Streets.MN, the Interdisciplinary Transportation Student Organization (ITSO), the Minnesota Urban Studies Students Association (MUSSA), UrbanMSP, and the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability. The forum was moderated by Paula Pentel, coordinator of the Urban Studies Program at […]

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HELP WANTED

Streets.MN seeks hard-working, selfless individuals to contribute to the best community blog in Minnesota focusing on land use and transportation issues. Grammar skills required, Creativity essential, WordPress a plus. Driver’s License not required. If you are interested, upload a sample post here. Salary non-negotiable.

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Forums

You may have noticed we have added a “Forums” tab to our menu. If you are adventurous, you may have clicked on that and been taken to UrbanMSP. Unlike Streets.MN, UrbanMSP is a forum, meaning anyone can talk about a variety of topics, not just what is posted on the blog. We are happy to […]

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