Our Streets Minneapolis is a local nonprofit working for a city where biking, walking, and rolling are easy and comfortable for everyone.

 

We’re a community driven nonprofit dedicated to making Minneapolis a place where people of all identities and backgrounds have access to streets and trails that are vibrant community spaces year round.

 

We do this work because we know abundant biking and walking contribute to happy people, a healthy environment, and a strong economy. LEARN MORE...

 

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    6 Exciting Things at Open Streets Minneapolis on Lyndale

    For the past 11 years, Our Streets Minneapolis & the City of Minneapolis have been opening up streets across Minneapolis for people to explore. Open Streets Minneapolis is a space for communities to come together and enjoy streets without cars.

    This Sunday, October 10th we’re opening up Lyndale Ave S for you to explore! Open Streets Minneapolis on Lyndale is our longest route - just about 4 miles of car-free fun! Each year is an exciting, unique event full of vendors, entertainment, and more. Here are 6 things to look forward to at Lyndale:

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    Take Action: Restore the Whittier Lyndale Bikeway Timeline

    In past years, Our Streets Minneapolis has advocated for and organized communities in support of the Whittier Lyndale Bikeway. The City of Minneapolis went through with planning a protected, two-way bikeway between Downtown and 40th Avenue S on 1st Avenue and Blaisdell Avenue. Construction was due to be completed this Summer/Fall, but Public Works recently pushed the timeline back to 2022. Public Works has also delayed the planned reconstruction of 1st Avenue S from 2023/2024 to potentially as late as 2026. It is not acceptable to delay the implementation of this project. Here's why this change matters and what you can do to help restore the project:

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