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National Links: Innovative Bike Projects and Housing Madness

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Map Monday: Saint Paul Climate Vulnerability

Here’s a map from Saint Paul’s draft Climate Action Plan, which is out right now for comment. It shows a composite of vulnerability to poor air quality, extreme heat, and flooding, as well as some other social factors that vary by neighborhood. Here’s the overall big picture for the city:   The plan has the […]

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Hennepin County to Restripe Park and Portland to Restore Bike Lanes

In an email sent Friday morning, June 21, Hennepin County announced it would be restriping lanes of Park Avenue South (County Road 33) and Portland Avenue South (County Road 35) to restore the buffered bike lanes present before the 35@94 freeway project began. Nicole Salica reported in streets.mn last year on restriping Park and Portland […]

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Sunday Summary – June 23, 2019

Here’s last week on streets.mn with a preponderance of posts on ways to get around past, present, and future. Enjoy! Politics Saint Paul’s City Council election is this Fall.  streets.mn does not endorse candidates, but we do try and bring voters more information. Bill Lindeke introduces his Podcast #124 – Saint Paul’s Ward One with […]

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Walking All the Streets of West-Central Linden Hills

The Linden Hills neighborhood’s residential and retail development has been influenced by everything from the early-20th-century trolley to the latest fashions. And all of that was evident to one degree or another as I walked the west-central portion of the neighborhood. The map shows the route’s main loop in blue, starting and ending at the intersection […]

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Podcast #124 – Saint Paul’s Ward One with Liz De La Torre

Today I’m bringing you a conversation with Liz De La Torre, who is running for City Council in Saint Paul’s Ward 1. I sat down with Liz a while back at the Heritage Tea House on University Avenue to talk about her campaign, her background working as a advocate for victims of domestic violence, and […]

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Review: 2019 Tesla Model 3

Recently, I wrote about the future of mobility and my belief that the future is electric. Last week, I took a test drive of that future, making the pilgrimage to Eden Prairie to try out the latest version of the Tesla Model 3. Before we begin, I was not compensated by Tesla, Toyota, or anybody, […]

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National Links: Accidental Planners and Humiliating Grocery Bags

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. […]

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65 Years Later: Twin Cities Streetcars

On June 19, 1954 the streetcar system in the Twin Cities shut down permanently. I consider it one of the biggest mistakes our region has ever made as we’re now spending billions and taking decades to rebuild a similar system albeit with arterial bus rapid transit (ABRT), BRT, and light rail. There are several causes […]

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Saint Paul Should Copy Seattle’s Downtown Bike Lane

Apologies in advance for all the terrible metaphors in this post. They are like going for a walk to the park but having a jalapeño cheddar Corn Nut stuck in your shoe. Anyway. The point is that Downtown Saint Paul has been a black hole for bicycling for so long that it’s hard to imagine […]

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