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Twin Cities Commuting Patterns (2006)

This IRP study explores growing employment centers in the Twin Cities in relation to affordable housing and transit.
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Twin Cities Opportunity Index (2007)

This analysis of municipalities in the Twin Cities metropolitan area shows variations in access to opportunity. The index combines 24 local characteristics measuring fiscal health, jobs/transportation, quality of life and education.
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Housing and Schools on the University LRT Corridor (2011)

This Powerpoint presentation shows socio-economic characteristics of the University Avenue light-rail corridor in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
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Preparing for Investments Along the University Corridor (2005)

As part of the "Twin Cities Stories: Using Data for the Common Good" project, the IRP compiled extensive resources on the demographics of the University Avenue corridor, with maps and charts.
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Transit Equity on the North Side (2005)

As part of the "Twin Cities Stories: Using Data for the Common Good" project, the IRP generated exploratory maps for the Minneapolis Urban League concerning Twin Cities bus service adjustment recommendations.
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Commuting Patterns, Minority Suburbanization in U.S. Regions (2000)

This IRP study explores growing employment centers in the Twin Cities in relation to affordable housing and transit, and the dynamics of racial transition in the nearby schools and neighborhoods.
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Immigration and Employment on the West Bank

As part of the "Twin Cities Stories: Using Data for the Common Good" project, the IRP worked with organizations located in and serving the West Bank community.
Download W. Bank Demographics pdf here
Download W. Bank Employment Trends pdf here

Latinos in the Region

As part of the "Twin Cities Stories: Using Data for the Common Good" project, the IRP created materials for the Latino Economic Development Center.
Download Latino/Hispanic Demographics pdf here
Download Further Latino Maps pdf here

"Access To Growing Job Centers in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area,"
by Thomas Luce, Myron Orfield, and Jill Mazullo, CURA Reporter (36 Spring 2006)
Link to it Here