News about communities, transit, parks, water issues, regional planning

High-frequency transit attracting more development 

About one-third of the region’s residential multifamily development between 2009 and 2017 happened within a half-mile of current and planned light rail and bus rapid transit stations.

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2019

Floods at Pigs Eye Island

Pig’s Eye Island was an ideal site for a sewage treatment plant, but it was only about 12 feet above the normal level of the river and therefore susceptible to flooding.

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Governor Walz proposes $1.5 billion transit package

Includes an investment strategy to support the region’s bus system for generations to come, and includes addressing the structural budget issues created by the growth in demand for Metro Mobility.

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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