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St. Paul’s Universe of Alternative Facts

With last week’s City Council 4-2 vote to remove two traffic circles from the planned Idaho bicycle boulevard, most (Bostrom, Prince, Thao, Tolbert) of the elected officials of the City of Saint Paul have dragged the city into Trump territory, relying on alternative facts to support their decision. Except where Trump’s spokesperson used “alternative facts” […]

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“Street Fight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution”

Janette Sadik-Khan served as transportation commissioner for the city of New York during Michael Bloomberg’s tenure as mayor. She was in charge of most of the streets, roads, bridges, tunnels, and ferries responsible for moving a population of over eight million people. As such, she was responsible for the maintenance and programming of more infrastructure […]

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MnDOT’s Smith Avenue Bridge Project

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is currently finishing the planning process for re-decking the Smith Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi River in Saint Paul. As part of this 2018 project, they are also repaving Smith Avenue, from Grand Avenue all the way south to Interstate 494. The Smith Avenue Bridge, also known as “The High […]

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Winter Biking Goes to the Dogs

In honor of International Winter Bike To Work Day on February 10th, state agencies within Lafayette Park hosted a “Winter Bike to Work” panel. Set to inspire fellow colleagues to consider biking in the winter time, three panelists provided tips and suggestions on how to bike safely and have fun biking in the winter.  The […]

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Minneapolis-St. Paul’s Smart City Transformation

Last October, Transportation for America (T4A) and Sidewalk Labs unveiled a collaborative project where 16 cities would work together to confront urban mobility and advance the idea of smart cities. Some of the cities involved, such as Seattle, San Francisco, and Denver, have long been recognized as leaders in smart city initiatives. Minneapolis-St. Paul also […]

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Ford Site Community Conversation

This community conversation, hosted by the Highland District Council and the Highland Business Association, will focus on the recently released information about the public realm, zoning, and transportation for the Ford site redevelopment in St. Paul.

There will be a panel discussion including Merrit Clapp-Smith, Mike Richardson from the City of Saint Paul, Cindy Zerger, Urban Designer and Transportation Planner for Toole Design Group, and Kevin Gallatin, Chair of the Highland District Council’s Transportation Committee.

Appetizers provided. Beverages for sale.

Presentation content for this meeting will be the same as that at the meeting on Monday, November 14st at O’Shaughnessy Educational Center at the University of St. Thomas


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Ford Site Community Meeting on Transportation

The City of Saint Paul and the Highland District Council invite you to hear about the findings of a recent preliminary transportation study of anticipated Ford site redevelopment. Learn about key strategies to manage future vehicle trips and recommendations to enhance the quality and safety of walking, biking and transit options in the Highland Village area and
on the future site.

At this meeting:
– Presentation on a recently conducted transportation study— findings, key strategies and recommendations to manage vehicular trips and improve walking, biking and transit associated with redevelopment of the Ford site
– Question and answer session
– Open house period for conversation and questions on elements of the study and future transportation strategies for the site and area


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