The Alliance for Metropolitan Stability is a coalition of grassroots organizations that advances racial, economic and environmental justice in growth and development patterns in the Twin Cities region.

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The Link: The Political Implications of Health and Urban Design

05/22/2015

Here is the latest edition of the Link. 

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Session Round-Up!

05/22/2015

We now know a special session will be called. This video from the Uptake captures the final 90 seconds of the House session where the jobs, economic development and energy bill was voted on and passed despite calls for discussion. 

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It’s About Time: The Transit Time Penalty and its Racial Implications

05/22/2015

A new report released by Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, TakeAction Minnesota, ISAIAH, and the Center for Popular Democracy shows the impact of enormous disparities in commute times between transit riders of color and white drivers in the Twin Cities. The report shows that transit riders of color in the Twin Cities lose the equivalent of about four work weeks in commute times annually compared to white drivers.

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Organizer Roundtable: Creating an Accessible and Safe Pedestrian Environment

Join us for our next Organizer Roundtable. District Councils Collaborative will present the findings of their 2014 Accessibility Survey whichdocuments specific accessibility challenges for the Green Line stations. The survey also makes recommendations for policy and practice improvements that would promote transit access for people with disabilities.

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Equitable Transportation Investments for All Minnesotans
02/02/2015

Investing in a comprehensive transportation system, including public transit, roads and bridges, and bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, will create greater access to jobs and opportunities for all Minnesotans. These investments make our state more economically competitive and position Minnesota to thrive in an increasingly global economy. To maintain our competitive advantage, build up our under-utilized local assets, and generate entrepreneurial activity, Minnesota needs to step up and make the kind of game changing investments that will lead to long-term, shared prosperity. test

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Common Ground: Winter 2014
01/14/2015

The latest edition of the Common Ground features a cover story about a historic Transportation Advisory Board vote. In addition, it includes a story on how community groups are building power for transit equity, a report-back from HIRE Minnesota’s work on keeping state contractors accountable to meeting their hiring goals, the North Minneapolis Greenway survey results and more. 

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