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Price Tag Aside, There's a Lot to Admire About the Designs for the New Vikings Stadium

America's next $1 billion stadium will be in Minneapolis. This one is actually pretty cool.

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Where Working Households Are Struggling the Most to Pay Their Rent

More than a quarter of America's working renter households now spend a majority of their income on rent.

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Do Long Commutes Discourage Married Women From Working?

A new study finds that they do — to a very considerable extent.

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The Problem With Calling Cities 'Post-Industrial'

It's time to come up with a new way of thinking and talking about places like Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland.

MPI's Zara Matheson

America's Most Post-Industrial Metros

The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.

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Minneapolis Bike Riders Targeted With Sticks, Rocks, Molotov Cocktail

The Midtown Greenway has been the site of many high-profile attacks on cyclists.

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Cities Dependent on Air Conditioning Might Be More Sustainable Than We Think

New research suggests that Minneapolis actually uses way more energy staying warm in the winter than Miami does keeping cool.

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Climate Change Is Making Canada Look More Like the United States

The vegetation around Winnipeg now looks as lush as what's growing in Minneapolis, according to a NASA-funded study.

Jeff Wilcox

Apparently, Most Cities Aren't Getting Any More 'Literate'

It's the District's third year atop Central Connecticut State's literacy rankings.

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In Minneapolis, Reducing Bike Crashes by Studying Them in Detail

A new analysis of accidents from 2000-2010 finds that drivers and riders share equal fault, but not equal suffering.

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Does Human Capital Tend to Cluster in Center Cities or the Suburbs?

According to new research, where college-educated folks live has a lot to do with population size.

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Deal of the Day: Free Rides in Los Angeles, London, But Not New York

We'll take a cup of kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.

2012's Most Important Preservation Battles

The gas stations, theaters and monuments saved this year.

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Do Places Seem Farther Away When You Have to Walk to Get There?

Turns out pedestrians who live in cities consistently over-estimate the amount of time it takes to walk somewhere. Why this matters to density.

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To Get America Growing Again, We Have to Look to Our Most Productive Metro Areas

The United States is not just as a single national economy but a collection of city and metro economies, and they're growing at starkly different rates.

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Absurd Traffic Obstacle of the Day: The Minneapolis Bike Matador

Ole!

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The Future of Air Travel Is, Fittingly, a Bit Delayed

A Congressional hearing finds progress on the NextGen system lagging but generally on track.

The Tragic Geography of Disconnected Youth

One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.

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