There are numerous economies of scale to be had from a larger school.
The argument that increased transit service reduces traffic congestion is often raised but doesn’t really hold up.
American urbanists like to criticize “the suburbs,” but this isn’t really fair.
St. Paul gave Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin his first balloon flight and infected him with the aviation bug.
The problem with making Minneapolis a first rate pedestrian city is the lack of contiguity. There are some really good walkable sections, but they are not connected well (or at all).
Because we, the righteous, live in the blessed Midwest, we do not face God’s Wrath. We are protected against all natural disasters. But humor me.