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Expert Alert: Dockless scooters and bikes in a sharing economy

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U of M expert Frank Douma weighs in on the surge of dockless bicycles and electric scooters. 

Access to jobs by transit increases in many U.S. metros

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University of Minnesota study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities.

Twin Cities metro shows significant improvement in access to jobs by transit according to annual U of M study

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University of Minnesota study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities.

She designed toys for special tots

Micki Grover holding one of her toys.

Recent UMD grad Micki Grover used her engineering skills to design toys for children with special needs.

University of Minnesota measures effects of congestion on access to jobs by car

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Study ranks accessibility to jobs by auto in top U.S. cities

Access to jobs by transit increases in many U.S. metros

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University of Minnesota study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities

University of Minnesota releases jobs data for Twin Cities metro

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Study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities.

Access Across America: UMN ranks accessibility to jobs by transit

Accessibility Observatory research ranks 49 of 50 largest U.S. metro areas for connecting workers with jobs by tran

Popular geosciences mobile app adds 53 new field trip guides with 400 stops

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Free app upgrade unlocks huge amounts of data previously only available in print or PDF

UMN study measures effects of congestion on access to jobs by car

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Twin Cities metro area ranks #12 in access to jobs by car, #23 in loss of access to jobs by car due to congestion

Transit and training crucial to connecting unemployed with jobs

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The mismatch between unemployed workers and job vacancies is a serious problem in the Twin Cities region.