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Anondson
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Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Postby Anondson » May 13th, 2019, 9:01 pm

Minneapolis did well in this look at best commutes.

https://www.theladders.com/career-advic ... prise-you/

Okay, we did surprisingly really well in the transit commuting measures. Unsurprisingly well for the car commuting though. But will this get daylight in the StarTribune or Pioneer Press?

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Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Postby xandrex » May 14th, 2019, 8:45 am

That's interesting to see. I wonder why our transit commutes are so short. I'm guessing a combination of relatively compact local service and extensive express service that doesn't face much congestion on highways (and can use shoulders to pass)?

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Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Postby seanrichardryan » May 14th, 2019, 9:06 am

LOL
Worst cities to live in for each state
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/20 ... ery-state/

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Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Postby Didier » May 14th, 2019, 6:10 pm

St. Paul and Yazoo City, man.

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Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Postby KML_1981 » May 22nd, 2019, 12:56 pm

Park Rankings. DC now #1, Mpls moves to #3. St. Paul stays at #2:

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2019/05/2 ... mains-no-2

"Officials with the trust say movement in the top spots shows that cities, including Washington, D.C., have been stepping up their parks game in response to the rankings. They also point out that more people now live in Minneapolis, which can push down the number of people in the city near parks and the per-capita park spending. The Metropolitan Council this week said the population had grown by more than 46,000 in the last eight years."

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Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Postby Anondson » July 10th, 2019, 5:28 pm

Minnesota ranked 3rd best state to live in, after Vermont and Hawaii.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/10/these-a ... -2019.html

Low rating for attractions. But so was Montana... huh.

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Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Postby QuietBlue » July 11th, 2019, 8:36 am

I think that just means we don't have a lot of traditional touristy stuff like historical sites, entertainment districts, really famous museums, amusement parks, etc. After all, our top tourist site is a mall. :)

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Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Postby twinkess » July 11th, 2019, 2:22 pm

How Minneapolis Freed Itself From the Stranglehold of Single-Family Homes
Desperate to build more housing, the city just rewrote its decades-old zoning rules.
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story ... icy-227265


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