Fargo’s ‘green city’ efforts save energy and money

The city of Fargo and its partners in conservation have been working hard for years to increase efficiencies and curb energy use. Their comprehensive efforts were recently recognized when they won the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize, a two-year competition between 50 semifinalist cities throughout the nation. Over the two years, the city and […]

High cost of specials needs to be addressed. Focus development in areas with existing infrastructure, not continued sprawl

How far south should Fargo grow? Costs may require limits RURAL FARGO – Surrounded by miles of farmland, an industrial park is under construction where Interstate 29 meets 100th Avenue South. From here, it’s about two and a half miles to the closest developed part of Fargo and roughly the same distance to the closest […]

Working together, Fargo can accomplish great things

Mike Williams came to fight City Hall, but joined it instead FARGO — Walking up the stairs of the downtown library, Mike Williams said residents have visited the building more than 500,000 times a year. That’s more than visit the Fargodome, he pointed out. As a citizen activist, Williams had led petitions to limit the […]

Fargo’s Working to Make Every Day Earth Day. North Dakota Not So Much

One one hand, North Dakota is known for a fairly harsh environment with weather extremes and for higher than average per capita energy use and emissions. When compared with our Minnesota neighbors and other states with effective energy efficiency programs we pale in comparison. Just this week a national rating service Wallethub rated North Dakota […]

Great Rides Bikeshare Leading Austin TX and Others to Better Bike Systems

Since our Great Rides Bikeshare record breaking launch in 2015 (awarded nations most rides per bike per day three years running) we’ve met with the leaders of Bikeshare around the country at B-Cycle World and received inquiries and had discussions with cities and Universities over the years. We’ve been open and eager to share our innovative student led, […]