Just as Minneapolis allows us to make balanced decisions about having chickens in our yards, we should be allowing opportunities for small businesses to be mixed into our neighborhoods.
Streets.mn’s collection of serious and fun-loving events, community meetings and opportunities for engagement. This week: public comment on Vision Zero, a summit on mobility justice and Boost the Bus events.
Neighbors for More Neighbors member and contributor Brit Anbacht compares the zoning of 48th and Chicago with that of 46th and Clinton in Minneapolis and how the 2040 Plan can create complete neighborhoods.
A neighborhood meeting leads contributor Kelsey Dahlager to ask questions and band with neighbors to advocate for a safer Summit Avenue.
One neighbor of a proposed apartment development says that it would block their access to sunlight for solar energy, but getting more people to live in our cities is the more important climate goal.
The Overhead Wire’s weekly collection of national links compiles news about urban issues around the country and the world. This week: parking spots versus useful space in Toronto, the glacial progression of self-driving car tech, and more on Texas’ highway battles.
Contributor Ben Swanson-Hysell discusses the continued misinformation and unsubstantiated claims made by Save Summit Avenue with regards to the Summit Regional Trail.
Two arborists presented standard construction protocols that the City of St. Paul’s Forestry Department will follow when assessing tree health and protection on Summit Avenue.
The desert city of Phoenix, Arizona is home to 180 miles of canals, supplying much needed water in a region plagued with scarcity. Yet the canals are not without precedent: the Hohokam people, who once inhabited the area, constructed hundreds of miles of canals to supply tens of thousands of acres of farmland, hundreds of years before Phoenix rose from the ashes of the civilization.
California’s potential mega-flood, how Stuttgart launched the beginnings of an urban forest just before World War II and more news about our Big Blue Marble.