The Minnesota Department of Transportation ranks intersections based on a weighted analysis of crashes that occurred on each from 2008 to 2012.
There are about 120 in use in Minnesota, and they are viewed as safer and more efficient than standard intersections.
Visitors spent $6.8 billion in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area in 2012, so the stakes are high.
The city is dealing with 234 damaged, abandoned or condemned properties across the area.
Public libraries now offer digital resources, homework help for students, classes and take free services into neighborhoods.
Highway experts describe research behind freeway designs and driving habits — and what works and what doesn’t.
Levels of other area lakes are also declining as metro communities rely more and more on inexpensive groundwater.
Aggressive efforts by both communities prompt the Federal Aviation Administration to delay action.
Giant jumps in population are possible, but often are a result of singular circumstances.
The candidates outlined their views on transit, population density, housing options and sustainable development.
Despite improved economic numbers, agencies that serve the poor in the metro area are not feeling optimistic yet.
Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin expects the public space to become a vital part of the neighborhood.
Most of the mall’s energy has moved to its south end, while its northern section is drab and vacant.