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The New Places You’ll Go

Orton Family Foundation blog contributor, Anna Jones shares some nice thoughts about walkability and placemaking.


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Apple gets into TOD-Like!

Check out Lincoln Park’s newly-renovated subway station. It kind of makes us think about our TOD thought process in a bit of a different way. The high prices for land and property, along with the ubiquitous uncertainty about the direction of our cities; repositioning dilapidated, underutilized properties in great neighborhoods to serve transit seems like [...]


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What Good is A Stroller?

Ian Sacs, a transportation engineer based in New York City shares his youthful perspective (something we get our fair share of) with Planetizen.


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Jay Walking

We like to jaywalk, but we also like to follow the rules. Korean designer, Jae Min Lim shows us a way that we might be able to bring jaywalking to the masses


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How Public Transportation is Healthful

Although it isn’t the most convenient, nor most comfortable, PSFK writes a piece of the health benefits of public transportation.


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Up Next

Richard Florida and our Dir. of Innovation and Sustainability discuss whats next.


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The “New, New Urbanism”

Recently, our innovation squadron has been focusing energy toward the future health and vitality of our cities. We see this as an attempt to solve global problems at local levels. This work has allowed us to make a foray into urban agriculture, creating Minnesota’s first rooftop farming company, Cornerstone Rooftop Farms. Our first farm, located [...]


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Turning Freeways Into Parks

Efforts to convert existing freeways for parks and public open spaces.


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Minneapolis Named #1 Most Bike Friendly City

Although Minneapolis is a frozen tundra often as early as November… Bicycling Magazine, calls “Minneapolis, the number 1 most bike friendly city.”


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Affordability Index

New Urban News discusses the new Housing and Transportation Affordability Index and we this it is essential for use in all of our cities.