Metro Transit recently launched its first free mobile app; more features will be added to it this year, including enhanced and advanced trip planning.
The new method of managing stormwater is called “shared, stacked green infrastructure.”
The Bancroft Meridian Garden, founded in 1996, began as a flower garden. But communities change, and so do their gardens. Now it’s a food forest for the neighborhood.
Aside from a small blip in 2012, Minnesota’s taproom occupancy growth chart shows a classic hockey stick pattern. (Fitting, right?)
These important “anchor institutions” are helping drive economic, educational and social efforts to raise the standard of living in their surrounding neighborhoods.
A Chicago Magazine piece heaped effusive praise on MSP’s efficient transit system and forward-thinking policies, contrasting our region’s transportation infrastructure with Chicago’s creaky, ineffective network.
From Wirth Park to the St. Paul riverfront, the Walker to the Ordway, Minneapolis and St. Paul bustle with life from November to April.
We’re in the midst of a redevelopment boom that has touched nearly every part of Minneapolis and St. Paul, from residential teardowns to re-envisioned riverfronts, from new stadia to new parks and trails.
Imagine a day in a bike commuter’s boots. How does he or she prepare before walking out the door?
The two cities offer irresistible quality-of-life benefits that help firms attract and retain top talent.
There’s plenty to see and do along MSP’s original light rail line outside the 9-to-5 grind.
As the dizzying proliferation of urban CSAs, community gardens, hyper-local farmers market stalls and farm-to-fork restaurants attests, MSP’s urban agriculture ecosystem is only getting stronger.
Not yet. Because taprooms weren’t legal here until 2011, Minnesota actually remains underserved by the craft beer industry relative to neighboring states.
The area, dubbed (for the moment) “University Avenue Innovation District,” covers parts of Prospect Park in Minneapolis and St. Anthony Park in St. Paul.
All of these homegrown breweries are located on or near major bikeways, making for convenient — and safe — access.
The area sports new residences, busy workplaces, transit opportunities and hot spots for art, culture and entertainment.
Woonerfs are catching on in cities across Europe, as well as in Seattle and in Minneapolis.
You can find plenty of reasons to take in a game or two this season. But why not make a day of it?
Some come to reconnect with family or to start new families. Others come for school. Still others come for employment opportunities, the arts and culture, and the livability.
MSP boasts a lively, innovative IoT scene that produces connected devices, and systems that make them easier to use, for businesses and consumers alike.