Communities News

Study finds transit access to jobs rises, thanks to A-Line

Twin Cities transit riders can reach more than 18,000 jobs within a half-hour when traveling by bus or train, up 7 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to study results released by the U of M.

Date: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Article Source: Star Tribune

Can manufactured homes help the housing crisis?

Tiny houses get all the attention, but mobile homes–despite the stigma–are already a huge part of the country’s housing, and could have a bigger part to play. 

Date: Friday, June 22, 2018

Article Source: FastCompany.com

Shortchange transit, shortchange growth

Every world-class city has a world-class transit system, something peer regions like Seattle, Denver and even Dallas in deep-red Texas acknowledge as they invest more rapidly than the Twin Cities.
 

Date: Friday, May 25, 2018

Article Source: Star Tribune

Minneapolis is growing at its fastest rate since 1950

Last week, Mayor Jacob Frey announced a goal to fund $50 million on housing projects in Minneapolis to address an affordable housing crisis in a city “growing faster that it has since 1950.”

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Article Source: MinnPost

Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Council and Committee meetings

    The Council and its committees meet regularly most months.  Find information on all upcoming Council and Committee meetings.   

    Date: 1/1/2019
    Time: 12:00 PM -
    Location: various locations and dates
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