Monthly Archives: November 2016

ULI MN in the News: MnDOT TAP and 11th Annual Economic Outlook

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ULI Minnesota held two major events this week, and we were excited to receive press coverage for both. ULI Minnesota Technical Assistance Panel for MnDOT On Tuesday, ULI Minnesota held a public presentation at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in Saint Paul to share the findings of the Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) completed on behalf of MnDOT. Our panelists were asked to consider whether private sector investment would generate sufficient revenue to pay for building “lids” and other improvements along I-94 as it is rebuilt in the coming years and what steps … Read More

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ULI MN Completes “Healthy Communities Initiative” Technical Assistance Panel for MnDOT

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On behalf of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), ULI Minnesota recently completed its biggest and most complex Technical Assistance Panel to date. Under the leadership of Commissioner Charlie Zelle, MnDOT approached ULI MN with a 21st century strategy for how interstates could be rebuilt to restore connections in adjacent neighborhoods and foster new growth opportunities on MnDOT right of way. This strategy involves constructing “lids” above the roadway and preparing freeway embankments to support development. MnDOT invited ULI MN to conduct a Technical Assistance Panel to analyze whether private … Read More

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