Whitney Clark

  • News

    August 8, 2007

    Falling Down

    The I-35W Bridge Collapse Exposes Dangerous Deficiencies in the Nation's Transportation Infrastructure.

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2007

    Murky Waters

    Will the 35W bridge collapse have serious environmental ramifications? With bodies presumably still in the water, it may seem a rather churlish question to pose. But the massive heap of concrete, steel, vehicles, and lord knows what else would seem to be a poor development for the well-being of the ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2006

    Billion Dollar Dreamer

    Jerry Trooien has already spent millions promoting The Bridges, the $1.5 billion St. Paul riverfront development that city government keeps on spurning. No matter: He knows they'll come around someday.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2006

    Department of Boondoggles: The Great Wall of St. Paul

    Usually when the words "boondoggle" and "Mississippi River" are uttered in the same sentence, you can bet that the phrase "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers" will follow in short order. As has been well-documented, the Corps loves to pour tons of concrete (and billions of dollars) into the Mississippi fo ... More >>

  • News

    October 9, 2002

    Let the River Run

    Many years ago, before the locks & dams were built, the Mississippi River ran wild through the heart of Minneapolis. Why not again?

  • News

    June 26, 2002
  • Books

    October 24, 2001

    River Dance

    Condo plans tangle with hopes for green space along the Mississippi