Tag Archives: Minnesota winters

Chart of the Day: Bus Reliability during Winter Storms

Here’s a chart courtesy of City Pages showing the bus on-time percentage during the big winter storm a while back. Transit ridership goes up in the wintertime as driving becomes more difficult. It’s good to remember that when contemplating how well to shovel your sidewalk. Also, one of the big advantages of trains over rail […]

Super Bowl Bid Bust: Why Are We Destroying The Yard With The Pole Building?

You may have seen the artist renderings.¬† The drawings lay out a vision for The Yard, the planned four-acre urban park adjacent to the mammoth new Vikings Stadium.¬† In the winter versions, the park is shown populated by happy, hearty Minnesota families¬† skating, admiring ice sculptures, making snow angels and generally laughing in the face […]