FDL reporter 1

From Fond du Lac Reporter: http://www.fdlreporter.com/story/news/local/2015/05/26/community-leaders-frustrated-hwy-delay/27990783/

CityLab

From CityLab: http://www.citylab.com/commute/2015/05/how-wisconsin-highway-opponents-cried-peak-car-and-won/394214/

map of rent-limited buildings mpls

Dots indicate properties subject to rent limits, orange dots indicate available housing with rent limits. (Source http://www.apartmentfinder.com/q/?cd=r_4u6rmk8Kxurk9S&sp=32)

Published on Jan 11, 2014 One weekday (from 4:00am to 4:00am) of transit activity in Minneapolis and St. Paul, based on the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) data made available by Metro Transit (http://www.metrotransit.org/) and the Metro Valley Transit Authority (MVTA http://www.mvta.com/).

Minneapolis and St. Paul Transit: one day of activity

[…] to 4:00am) of transit activity in Minneapolis and St. Paul, based on the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) data made available by Metro Transit (http://www.metrotransit.org/) and the Metro Valley Transit Authority (MVTA http://www.mvta.com/).
Rail lines and the Metro Red and Blue lines are shown with “tails” showing the previous 3 minutes of travel.
Credits: by STL Transit http://www.metrotransit.org/ […]

MSPTransit

Published on Jan 11, 2014
One weekday (from 4:00am to 4:00am) of transit activity in Minneapolis and St. Paul, based on the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) data made available by Metro Transit (http://www.metrotransit.org/) and the Metro Valley Transit Authority (MVTA http://www.mvta.com/).

Podcast #96: The Urban Effects of Amazon.com with Spencer Cox

[…] jobs from the city, but when it comes to developing any dense housing, it becomes a major social issue.
You’re commuting 25-30 minutes for a shift that could be 3 hours. You don’t know if you’re working 3 or 5 hours, and a majority of people coming in for those 3 to 5 hour shifts are […]

Northfield Wins the Silver Medal

Ames Mill and Cannon River, Northfield (Photo David Levinson) We’re number 2! Northfield ranked second on Livability.com’s Top 10 list of Most Livable Small Cities (the top spot went to Los Alamos, NM).  It’s fun to win something unexpectedly and gratifying to have an unexpected voice tell the world what a great town Northfield is. […]

6 Outrageously Named New Minneapolis Luxury Apartment Buildings

Did you spend a lot money in exchange for “marketing” credential$? If not, check out this crazy list of outrageously named new Minneapolis apartment buildings! 1.) Red 20 http://www.red20ne.com/ …this project in Northeast is cleverly named after the dye used to color Totino’s pizza boxes, as the project involved the demolition of the original Totino’s […]

Chart of the Day: Time Spent Shopping per Day

The Star Tribune republished an eye-catching NY Times story this weekend about waste from online shopping. Here’s the punchline of their piece:

But measuring the effect of the cardboard economy is more difficult.
There are possible trade-offs, for example. As people shop more online, they might use their car less. And delivery services have immense incentive […]

Chart of the Day: US Cities by Percent of Population Biking to Work

US Census: Percentage of people commuting to work by bike, for US cities with population greater than 100,000 persons. Credit: US Census Bureau. More information (and high resolution image) at https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2016/cb16-tps96.html https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/visualizations/2016/comm/cb16-tps96_bike2work.jpg Chart showing the percentage of residents commuting to work by bike for US cities with population greater than 100,000 people.