We Need You at City Hall for Mpls 2040

The Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan is approaching a critical moment and we are asking for your help! The City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the plan at their October 29th meeting: 4:30 p.m., Oct 29th City Hall, Room 317 350 South 5th Street Minneapolis, MN 55415 Facebook :: Calendar Event If you can’t make… (read more)

Support the D Line Chicago & 48th Stop

The D Line is a proposed bus rapid transit (BRT) line for the Route 5 bus which travels from Brooklyn Park, through Minneapolis, and ends at the Mall of America. Route 5 is one of Metro Transit’s busiest bus routes carrying about 16,000 riders each weekday. For transit riders, who are disproportionately lower income or… (read more)

A Minneapolis 2040 Conversation Guide for National Night Out

By Jonathan Foster & Jackie FosterThis also appears in Streets.mn, posted here with permission from the authors. What is National Night Out? National Night Out is an annual block party on the first Tuesday of August. This year, National Night Out is August 7th. It’s an opportunity to meet your neighbors, share a meal, and discuss… (read more)

#mpls2040 comment deadline is tonight. Submit your comments!

The comment deadline for the first draft of the Minneapolis Comprehensive Plan is July 22nd. During this process, the city has held more than a hundred public meetings, in addition to many other events, to collect feedback from Minneapolis residents. Neighbors for More Neighbors has been doing our part by hosting comment parties, writing blog… (read more)

Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Housing Displacement

This post is the 5th in a series that will take a deeper dive into the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city invites feedback on the plan until July 22nd. It is important that they hear input that supports N4MN’s goal of abundant, secure homes for everyone. Photo of a cute fourplex from Scott Shaffer… (read more)

Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Expanding Ownership

A fourplex. (Photo from: Scott Shaffer) This post is the fourth in a short series that will take a deeper look at some of the specific policies in the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city is soliciting feedback on the plan until July 22nd, and it is important that they hear input on the elements of… (read more)

Support the Art & Architecture project: send a quick email

A small but vocal minority of homeowners is working to persuade Ward 2 Council Member Cam Gordon to delay the City Council approval of the Art & Architecture project being developed by Vermilion in Prospect Park. So far, the project has seen the support of: the Prospect Park Association, the City Planning Commission, and the… (read more)

The 2040 Comprehensive Plan: Completing Minneapolis’ Neighborhoods

Cross-posted with permission by the author from Streets.mn.By Jonathan Foster Minneapolis is a city of neighborhoods, 72 to be exact. They are the places we live, learn, and play. While we all live in a neighborhood, most of us don’t live in a complete neighborhood. Instead, for too many of us, neighborhoods are the places… (read more)

Minneapolis 2040: Tenant Protections

This post is the second in a series that will take a deeper dive into the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city invites feedback on the plan until July 22nd. It is important that they hear input that supports N4MN’s goal of abundant, secure homes for everyone. 52.6% of Minneapolis rents. Nearly half of… (read more)

Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Access to Housing

This post is the first of a series that will take a deeper dive into the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city is soliciting feedback on the plan until July 22nd, and it is important that they hear input on the elements that will help support N4MN’s goal of homes for everyone. Photo of… (read more)