Growing number of Minn. cities narrow street size
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — No, it's not a heat-induced hallucination — your streets are actually shrinking.
Around the metro area, cities are narrowing the size of their streets. Some state highways are even being rebuilt with fewer lanes of traffic.
In fact, 19 cities including Lake Elmo, North St. Paul, Maplewood and St. Paul have jumped on the less-is-more bandwagon, agreeing to tailor roads to the needs of neighborhoods.
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