Special Conference Issue on The Twin Cities
A quick tour of some of the best developments in the Twin Cities metro area. Also: a look at the Duluth Lakewalk and an interview with Minneapolis planning director (and conference cochair) Barbara Sporlein.
Sidebar: And Now a Word from the Director
Sidebar: The Tale of the Lakewalk
Residents of "the cities" have a lot to be proud of, says Judith Martin.
Adam Arvidson describes the competing interests along the Mississippi.
Sidebar: Revamping the Levees
Sidebar: Minnesota Nice
Ruth Knack on the return of the Dutch to New Orleans.
Upstate cottage communities deal with sprawl. By Jay Walljasper and Sam Newburg.
Sidebar: Telling River Stories
Transit ridership is at a peak in the Twin Cities, Steve Berg reports.
Public-spirited Minnesota grant makers see planning as a priority, says Colleen Frankhart.
Paul Farmer's bimonthly column.
Election results, National Mall levee.
When is a church really a church?
A new monthly column on stats in the news.
Reid Ewing talks about a JAPA article on TDR success factors by Rick Pruetz and Noah Standridge.
Barriers to privatization, planning at a larger scale.
Complete guide to energy, where public housing worked.
Another new column — this one on new reports, videos, blogs, etc.
A good time to think about tomorrow.
Cover: Minneapolis's Stone Arch Bridge was built as a railroad bridge in 1883. It's now enjoyed by bikers and hikers. Photo courtesy Minneapolis Convention + Visitors Association.