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Sunday Summary – November 6, 2016

Did you turn your clock back?  Daylight Savings Time ended early this morning and there might be a few devices in your life which don’t automatically reset themselves. It is also time to vote: You can vote tomorrow or go to the polls on Election Day this Tuesday, but please vote!  streets.mn does not endorse […]

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Sunday Summary – October 9, 2016

Heading for mid-October, streets.mn has a variety of posts this past week from a podcast with a local Council candidate (less than a month until the General Election!), to close looks at particular places in the metro area, and other good stuff.  Here’s the week:   Cars and trains Why Aren’t There More Crashes at […]

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A Norwegian State Railways train near the town of Støren on the line to Trondheim.

Lessons from Norway for Minnesota Passenger Rail

When talking about expanding passenger train service in Minnesota and other parts of the U.S., it’s common to be told that our area of the country has cities that are too small and spread out for it to ever work. Supposedly, only the Northeast and a few other heavily-populated areas have the population and travel […]

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Sunset Unlimited: Restoring Passenger Rail on the Gulf Coast

Up here in Saint Paul, the Mississippi River passes within blocks of where I live and work. As the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approached, I started looking toward the other end of this waterway that links the Midwest to the South because I wanted to better understand the lasting impact of the storm on […]

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Sunday Summary – March 15, 2015

Nominations are still open for land use and transportation highlights (or lowlights) of the last year to fill up the bracket in  streets.m(ad)n(ess) – Call for Nominations.  If you don’t want to participate in any bracket-inspired activities, you could always check out our new writers page and think about writing for us instead.  Streets.mn’s is […]

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