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Chart of the Day: Minneapolis Street Grid Orientation vs. Other US Cities

Here’s a cool project by Geoff Boeing, a planning postdoc in California. Check out this street grid chart: The tiny part the center is the river-oriented part of downtown Minneapolis, where the streets are aligned to the Mississippi instead of the ordinal directions. Even better, Boeing made charts for a whole bunch of US cities. […]

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Thune and the Port Authority Quietly Neuter Walkability on Saint Paul’s West Side

Line-item amendments to small area master plans are not the kinds of things that make the news. But if you live next to the area being planned, as I do, you might notice what’s going on. The West Side Flats is a central part of Saint Paul right next to downtown and the Mississippi River, […]

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