Autonomous Vehicles

The impact of autonomous vehicles (AV's) on the public realm.

MDC's Director, Thomas Fisher, has been writing about the COVID-19 pandemic and opportunities it creates for us to rethink a lot of what we thought, just a few months ago, as unchangeable or unimaginable. We hope you find this blog thought provoking.

Featured Projects

Here are three of the many projects underway at the MDC that show the range of work we do in diverse communities across Minnesota.

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Greater Minnesota Futures: Southeast Minnesota Pilot

The MDC is engaged in a two-year pilot project with the regional community group Southeast Minnesota Together and with three communities...

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Homeless Housing Envision Community

We partnered with City of Minneapolis/Hennepin County Office to End Homelessness in Spring 2012

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Destination Medical Center

We are working with the Economic Development Agency of the Destination Medical Center in Rochester on what it means to be "America's City for Health".

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Click on a dot to see the project at that location.

Funding provided by:

Bush Foundation
Center for Transportation Studies
Creative Enterprise Zone
Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
Destination Medical Center (DMC)
Hennepin County
McKnight Foundation
City of Minneapolis
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Mississippi Watershed Management Organization
National Science Foundation
Pohlad Foundation
Ramsey County
Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships
City of St Paul

Minnesota Design Center

89 Church St SE

1 Rapson Hall (directions and maps)


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