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Orcena Lyle: Plan 2040 – Summary, Criticism, and Recommendations
The creation of YIMBY movement, and their argument that up-zoning is a good thing. Concerns over the necessity of the 2040 plan and recommendations for a new plan.
How to See what the Comp Plan Means for You
Website designed to show residents what the cities intentions are for where you live with a chance to express your views in the comment box.
Cam Winton Letter to CPED on 2040 Comp Plan
Other considerations for the proposed corridors of density.
SE Como Neighborhood on Process for Public Comment
Concerns over the plan and the importance of community engagement which is lacking.
Response to John Edward’s piece, “Beyond Apocalyptic Yard Signs.”
The importance of high frequency transit nodes in line with building throughout the city to maintain mobility and economic vitality.
The Theology of YIMBY
Understands the need for more housing but deregulation of the housing industry and the YIMBY movement is only beneficial to developers.
Minneapolis: A City of Children, except in the 2040 Comp Plan – Housing
Children will miss out on green gardens and pets, as well as smaller spaces to live.
Minneapolis: A City of Children, except in the 2040 Comp Plan – Transportation
As the city streets narrow and climate change concerns become greater, families will find it harder to commute.
Fourplexes will not create affordable housing
The removal of single family homes and duplexes to be replaced by fourplexes to lead to unaffordable housing.
The Privilege of the Minneapolis Comp Plan
The plan does not include a balanced transportation system of all travelers.