Topic - Transportation

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Fed creates online portal to its community development resources

July 2014 - Community Dividend

Helping small businesses survive big construction: Strategies from the Green Line LRT project

When major construction tore up a busy Twin Cities thoroughfare, a public-private partnership mobilized to help small businesses weather the disruptions.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2014 - Community Dividend

Healthy food access does indeed matter, report on recent research says

January 2014 - Community Dividend

Techies and neighborhood groups hack their way to community solutions

At civic hackathons, community leaders and volunteer technologists join forces to design and build digital tools that address local needs.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2013 - Community Dividend

Busting bottlenecks in the Bakken

In the district’s oil patch, massive investment in transportation facilities is easing the flow of energy to market
Phil Davies
April 2013 - fedgazette

Working on the railroad - and the pipeline

Phil Davies
April 2013 - fedgazette

Transportation partnership offers economic hope in north central Montana

For many residents of Montana's Hi-Line region, an innovative transit partnership provides the means to pursue an education, commute to work, or access important services.
Sue Woodrow, Day Soriano
January 2011 - Community Dividend

Adopting a place-conscious approach to community development: A conversation with Margery Austin Turner of the Urban Institute

Community Dividend speaks with Margery Austin Turner, Vice President for Research at the Urban Institute's Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, to learn about her comprehensive, thought
Sandy Gerber
October 2010 - Community Dividend

A hard road

Roads and bridges in the district need a lot of work. Who will pay to mend them?
Phil Davies
April 2010 - fedgazette

A rear-view mirror on cash for clunkers

Ronald A. Wirtz
April 2010 - fedgazette

Think of it as a user fee, not a tax

Phil Davies
April 2010 - fedgazette

How to Save Gas

Pricing mechanisms, not fuel-economy standards, offer the best hope for reducing motor fuel consumption
Phil Davies
December 2008 - The Region

Flying the turbulent, merging skies

Minnesota State Roundup
September 2008 - fedgazette

Common descent

Flight delays common at large airports also afflict regional airports in the district.
Joe Mahon
July 2008 - fedgazette

Longing for the TSA

Montana State Roundup
May 2008 - fedgazette

On a wing and a subsidy

Is the Essential Air Service program still vital after 30 years?
Kathy Cobb
March 2008 - fedgazette

Coal rail project rolls on

Montana State Roundup
January 2008 - fedgazette

High flying, yet grounded

Michigan State Roundup
November 2007 - fedgazette

Claire Strom on James J. Hill's legacy and influence on the northern Great Plains

Interview with Claire Strom, author of "Profiting from the Plains: The Great Northern Railway and Corporate Development of the American West"
David Fettig
March 2007 - fedgazette

There's something in the air

South Dakota State Roundup
March 2007 - fedgazette

U.P. air service not puddle jumping anymore

Michigan State Roundup
March 2007 - fedgazette

Live to fly another day

Michigan State Roundup
January 2007 - fedgazette

All cut up and no place to go

Michgian State Roundup
March 2006 - fedgazette

How do you expect your business/community to be affected by recent airline bankruptcies?

District Voices
January 2006 - fedgazette

Gasoline prices climb in response to hurricanes

Rob Grunewald
November 2005 - fedgazette

Wing and a prayer?

Minnesota State Roundup
November 2005 - fedgazette

District exports post strong growth in 2004

Rob Grunewald
May 2005 - fedgazette

Keep on truckin' (please)

With the economy picking up traction, truck drivers are in short supply.
Joe Mahon
March 2005 - fedgazette

Missing the bus

Many worry over the loss of intercity bus and train service. But local, on-demand transit service is more critical for rural mobility.
Phil Davies
March 2005 - fedgazette

Singing the intercity blues

Phil Davies
March 2005 - fedgazette

No-go Greyhound

Montana State Roundup
September 2004 - fedgazette

What effect are high gas prices having on your business?

District Voices
July 2004 - fedgazette

Wrong side of the tracks?

Railroads have made impressive strides over the past two decades, but challenges lie ahead for railroad firms and the communities they serve.
David Page, Ronald A. Wirtz
November 2003 - fedgazette

Clipped wings for Essential Air Service?

Rosie Cataldo
May 2003 - fedgazette

Embarking on smoother skies

District airports bounce back from 2001 lows with the help of regional jet service
David Page
May 2003 - fedgazette

Ninth District EAS Communities, 2003

Ninth District Map of Essential Air Service
May 2003 - fedgazette

The year of the minivan

After 9/11, tourism took a turn toward safe, family options—a perfect fit for the district
Frank Jossi
May 2003 - fedgazette

The shipping news & forecast

District ports face many competitive challenges, but whether they sink or swim over the long term will likely depend on infrastructure improvements
Marcia Jedd
January 2003 - fedgazette

Letters to the Editor

Reader opinion on fedgazette articles.
July 2002 - fedgazette

Full throttle for high-speed rail?

High-speed rail likely hinges on federal funding, but does getting such funding automatically make it a good idea?
Rosie Cataldo
March 2002 - fedgazette

Proposed Midwest Regional Rail System (MWRRS)

Map: Proposed Midwest Regional Rail System
March 2002 - fedgazette

Railroad Redux

When he challenged historical orthodoxy nearly 40 years ago, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert W. Fogel changed the way we look at railroads' impact on the U.S. economy; now, two Minneapolis Fe
David Fettig
December 2001 - The Region

In light of the events of Sept. 11, what, if any, changes in freight and passenger traffic do you expect in the coming months? What impact do you expect this to have on airport operations?

District Voices
November 2001 - fedgazette

How have increased gas prices affected your business in the past year, and have they influenced your plans for the coming year?

District Voices
January 2001 - fedgazette

Regional airports: Fear of not flying

This is the second of a two-part series on regional airports. See Regional airports: Fasten your seatbelt in the October 2000 fedgazette.
Douglas Clement
January 2001 - fedgazette

Ninth District Cities with Scheduled Air Service

Map: Ninth District Cities with Scheduled Air Service
October 2000 - fedgazette

Regional airports: Fasten your seatbelt

This is the first of a two-part series on regional airports. See Regional airports: Fear of not flying in the January 2001 fedgazette.
Douglas Clement
October 2000 - fedgazette

The 'big drink' a few swallows short

Ronald A. Wirtz
July 2000 - fedgazette

Partnerships and financing are key to mixed-use development

At a mixed-use development conference in Minneapolis, lenders and local government staff provided valuable insight into real-world issues and lessons they learned in doing mixed-use projects.
Nicole Bennett
November 1999 - Community Dividend

Labor availability makes the business headlines, but metro areas also deal with other issues

David Fettig
January 1998 - fedgazette

Changes and challenges for the rail industry

David Page
October 1997 - fedgazette

From small to big, and back again

Railroads improving as industry reshapes itself once again
David Page
October 1997 - fedgazette

Ninth District Railroads

Ninth District States Railroad Lines
October 1997 - fedgazette

Short lines playing bigger role in district economy

David Page
October 1997 - fedgazette

Something old, something new

Coal and intermodal important to rail industry
David Page
October 1997 - fedgazette

Measuring tourism's impact still an inexact science

Kathy Cobb
April 1997 - fedgazette

Primer on congestion pricing

David Fettig
April 1996 - fedgazette

Administration plan calls for more local user fees

David Fettig
March 1990 - fedgazette

Communities tie economic hopes to four-lane highways

David Fettig
March 1990 - fedgazette

From the Twin Cities to Chicago in 90 minutes — by train

David Fettig
March 1990 - fedgazette

South Dakota plans nation's first intrastate air service

David Fettig
March 1990 - fedgazette

Transportation and economic development: an important, yet costly, relationship

David Fettig
March 1990 - fedgazette

Transportation trivia

March 1990 - fedgazette

While "shortage" is disputed, agriculture industry suffers from tightening of rail care supply

David Fettig
March 1990 - fedgazette

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