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Urban Rail Works Best in Urban Areas: Part Four

This is the fourth and final post in our series on Austin’s proposed rail line. The maps are similar to the previous post’s but add parking garages, infrastructure buildings such as UT’s central plant, and other largely non-occupied buildings that could pose a barrier to future transit oriented development. 655 more words


Urban Rail Works Best in Urban Areas: Part Three

This is the third post in a series on Austin’s proposed urban rail line. It begins to illustrate current development along the route.

The map shows all buildings within the 1/3-mile station radii that we defined in the previous… 238 more words


Urban Rail Works Best in Urban Areas: Part One

This is the first installment in a series of posts providing visually-based analysis of the $1.4 billion proposed rail line that Austin voters will be asked to partially fund in November with a… 610 more words


About the Central Corridor, Myron Orfield Has a Good Point...

Myron Orfield is concerned that an emphasis on building subsidized low-income housing along the Central Corridor light rail line connecting downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis will concentrate poverty in those neighborhoods and he is right. 430 more words


McRee Town Today

The McRee Town neighborhood (recently rebranded Botanical Heights) has seen an incredible transformation over the last couple of years.  Its positive trajectory has a lot of momentum thanks to the… 259 more words

Currrent Events

Green Line attracts $2.5 billion in developments, Met Council says

Investment in projects along the 11-mile Green Line light rail route has topped $2.5 billion in the past five years, the Metropolitan Council announced in a news release… 382 more words


Untold Stories continues with labor-history events in May

Untold Stories, the Friends of the St. Paul Public Library’s annual labor-history series, continues in May with its lineup of events focused on the struggles facing workers in the past and how they influence the issues of today. 419 more words