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9 (More) Ideas to Help Implement Rochester’s Vision of DMC

I would not have guessed that last year’s “9 Ideas” blog post would garner such attention.  The quickly assembled list was a no more than a combination of thoughts and ideas shared between friends and colleagues as well as examples derived from authors and practitioners from across the United States.  Yet the ideas spurred conversation.  […]

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The Consolidation Problem

It came as no shock to me to read the Stantec report recommending major changes to the Rochester Planning Department. Rochester doesn’t have a planning department. When it comes to planning for Rochester, we have zoomed out and presently view the growth issues of our city through a countywide lens. Lost is the fine-grained detail […]

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The 5 Stages of Grief (That There Isn’t More Parking)

“Nobody goes there anymore.  It’s too crowded.” –Yogi Berra If you have lived in Rochester long enough, you may remember downtown buildings as the businesses that used to occupy them (e.g. Dayton’s, Wong’s, Henry Wellington’s).  And you may remember a time when it was very convenient to drive downtown and park right in front of […]

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Sunday Summary – May 22, 2016

After wonderful weather for Bike to Work Day on Friday, now we can look ahead to the end of the Minnesota Legislature’s session. By midnight tonight we’ll know if any compromises have been reached for transportation, taxes, and bonding bills (in the meantime, you can revisit this post about what to settle for in legislative deal-making or play […]

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Sunday Summary – October 5, 2014

Here’s the week on streets.mn sorted and summarized, so you can read just what you want to read: Greater Minnesota news:  Can the Medical Center make Rochester a Real Destination? considers Rochester’s Destination Medical Center initiative and wonders what would make Rochester somewhere to visit as well as a great place to live and work.  On the […]

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