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Block 9 Sets A Terrible Precedent

While Block 9 is a neat concept, the unprecedented tax waiver incentive package that was passed 3-2 last night set a new level of public assistance for privately owned structures. From this point going forward, what do you think any developer that comes to build a large mixed use project in Fargo, (there are many…
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Fargo’s Great Rides Bike Share Inspired Integrated Payment System

“An overlooked example of an integrated payment system already exists—in Fargo, North Dakota. And it’s created arguably one of the most successful bike share systems in the country. Fargo’s Great Rides is an 11-station, 100-bicycle seasonal system. Its last season saw 143,000 trips and an average of six or seven rides per bike per day—more…
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Fargo’s Great Rides Bike Share Ease Of Use Tops In The Nation

Ride ON! Great to see our innovative Matbus inspired, student led model for Great Rides Bike Share making such a positive national impression. It took us about 3.5 years to get our one of a kind bike share model going, but thanks to patience, tons of homework, making the case that our unique business model for…
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Fargo Great Rides Bike Share May Be Best In The Country

Ride ON! Great to see our innovative Matbus inspired, student led model for Great Rides Bike Share making such a positive national impression. It took us about 3.5 years to get our one of a kind bike share model going, but thanks to patience, tons of homework, making the case that our unique business model for…
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Fargo Property Taxes And Renaissance Zone

  In 1991 Susan and I bought our house. We started paying more attention to property taxes and watched Fargo School taxes increase as state funding for education decreased. The Fargo School levy increased over 96 mills in just 10 years from 1990 – 2000.   As I researched this, I started to get engaged to…
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