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Central Corridor Key Outcomes
Central Corridor Funders Collaborative, April 2013, 63 pp.
Annual report designed to track change along the Central Corridor based on several housing, economic, and transit measures. The complete report provides breakouts for the East, Middle, and West segments of the corridor, as well as comparable data for the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul combined. The baseline report was released in March 2011. more info >
Bicycling and walking in the United States: 2012 benchmark report
Alliance for Biking and Walking, January 2012
This report collects and analyze data on bicycling and walking in all 50 states and the 51 largest U.S. cities. It includes data on: bicycling and walking levels and demographics; funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects; written policies on bicycling and walking; bike-transit integration; public health indicators; and the economic impact of bicycling and walking. more info >
Smart investments for transportation for Minnesota: Goals and targets to spur growth and expand propserity
Growth & Justice, October 2011, 26 pp.
Report focuses on using evidence and analysis to identify options in transportation that can spur economic growth, expand prosperity and improve quality of life, such as freight efficiency, better connections for low-income Minnesotans, increased travel choices and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. more info >
Planning to succeed? An assessment of transportation and land use decision-making in the Twin Cities region
Surface Transportation Policy Partnership, Transit for Libable Communities, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, January 2011, 32 pp.
This report examines the institutional framework and decision-making process for transportation investment and associated land use in the Twin Cities. more info >
Driving down Minnesota's greenhouse gas emissions: Issues and ideas for reducing vehicle miles traveled
Growth & Justice, October 2010, 24 pp.
This report explores three approaches to reducing Minnesota’s vehicle miles traveled: land use and transit-oriented development, transit service, and pricing strategies. more info >
2030 Transportation policy plan
Metropolitan Council, September 2010, 424 pp.
This plan contains policies and plans to guide development of the transportation system in the Twin Cities metro area to the year 2030. It addresses problems and issues in preserving the region’s mobility and describes actions that will be undertaken to preserve, improve, and expand the region’s highways, transit, and other transportation modes more info >
Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota
Research, news, and events related to transportation in Minnesota. more info >
Surface Transportation Policy Partnership
A nationwide coalition working to ensure safer communities and smarter transportation choices. Provides transportation-related statistics, policy, fact sheets, and reports. more info >