Tag Archives | Hennepin County

Reform Security Deposits on Tenants’ Behalf

Any tenant who has had a landlord illegally withhold their security deposit or whose landlord has refused to make required repairs can tell you there is a lot more to the legal system than what is written in the state statutes or city ordinances. A law may say you have certain rights. But it’s another […]

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Map Monday: Minneapolis Crash Concentration Map

Here’s a map of the city of Minneapolis taken from the recent report that put together a massive amount of city-wide crash data. Here’s one of the maps in the study, which shows the crash density for the key “concentration” corridors where the bulk of the city’s crashes are located: The study has a lot […]

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Get to Know a Four-Lane Death Road: Broadway Street, NE Minneapolis

I’m going to posit that most readers of streets.mn are familiar with the four-lane death road and the very easy method of fixing them, the four-to-three-lane conversion or “road diet”. The road diet is one of those rare free wins in the area of public discourse, or it should be: a solution to dangerous and […]

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Map Monday: Hennepin Minus Minneapolis: Age 60+ Years

To review: my first in the series, Hennepin Minus Minneapolis: Density of People of Color. My second in the series, Hennepin Minus Minneapolis: Income Less Than $50K. I also want to include Three Rivers Park District’s map for their 2030+ vision because it also is a map of Hennepin Minus Minneapolis, but instead of having demographic […]

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Map Monday: Hennepin Minus Minneapolis: Income Less Than $50K

Last week I posted the first in the series of Hennepin Minus Minneapolis: Density of People of Color. Today in the series of maps I’m highlighting Three Rivers Park District’s map showing the demographics of Hennepin County’s residents with annual income under $50,000 per acre. To remind you, these maps are from Three River’s Visitor […]

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Map Monday: Hennepin Minus Minneapolis: Density of People of Color

Minneapolis is a dominating economic presence in Hennepin County and in the state of Minnesota. As the base of the state’s dominant newspaper even Minneapolis’ politics can dominate so many conversations all Minnesotans need to be having about the direction of our whole state. Last week I posted a series of maps produced by Three […]

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Map Monday: Three Rivers Park District’s 2030+ Vision

Three Rivers Park District is a regional park system that is one of the Met Council’s partner park systems. Minneapolis has long had a phenomenal park system rated the best in the country by the Trust for Public Land. Three Rivers Park District is maybe best thought of as Hennepin County’s regional park system excluding Minneapolis. (That’s […]

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Franklin Avenue Can’t Be Everything for Everybody

This post was written by Will Delaney, Associate Director at Hope Community, Inc. It is cross-posted from the Our Streets Minneapolis blog. Our Streets and Hope Community  have been working together to make Franklin Avenue a safer street since 2008. This June, the rebuilt Franklin Avenue bridge over I-35W re-opened after being closed for more […]

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Take the Crosswalk to Nowhere While You Still Can

  Over the years people in Minneapolis and Saint Paul have dubbed several dubious landmarks “Bridge to Nowhere” and “Skyway to Nowhere.” As fashionable nicknames and features of the cityscape, they come and go. But one such landmark has quietly persisted for decades: Minneapolis’s Crosswalk to Nowhere. You find it at the intersection of Main […]

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Map Monday: Taxable Value per Acre for Hennepin County

Via Minneapolis Clerk’s Twitter, here’s a map from a recent presentation by land use analysis group Urban3. they were in town a few weeks ago to share some data and thoughts about trends in Hennepin County. This map shows the taxable value generated for different parts of the city on a per-acre basis, rather than […]

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