Tag Archives: Amazon

Red outline of a full size van, parked next to a curb bumpout instead of in a parking spot

Failing at Safety: Three Times in Four Blocks

Four blocks, a few minutes and three examples of driver behavior that make people less safe — on a street rebuilt to be safer for all users.

National Links: Banners, Babe Ruth, and HQ Dreams

Every day at The Overhead Wire we collect news about cities and send the links to our email list.  At the end of the week we take some of the most popular stories and post them to Greater Greater Washington, a group blog similar to streets.mn that focuses on urban issues in the DC region.  […]

Geodesic Domes outside of Amazon's Seattle HQ

Don’t Hold Your Breath on Amazon

Recently, Amazon announced plans to build “HQ2,” a second headquarters for their growing business. Amazon is soliciting various municipal and state governments with a request for proposals outlining the strengths of their particular region (unique and valuable business intel in and of itself, but that’s a whole ‘nother post) and what kind of tax breaks […]

Sunday Summary – September 17, 2017

By the next Sunday Summary, early voting will have begun in Minneapolis and Saint Paul elections.  There’s a new addition to the 2017 Voter Guide with a response from Saint Paul mayoral candidate Trahern Crews this week: streets.mn Voter Guide – Saint Paul Mayoral Candidate Trahern Crews.  Another light week, but here’s the haul: Three Things […]