Word on the Streets

Seven ways the Transportation Action Plan gets it right on climate

I’ll admit that I opened the public draft of the Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan with more than a little skepticism about how the plan would address the climate crisis. Sure, I expected the plan to promote biking, walking, and transit, but I doubted I would see more than lip service around truly shifting how we move and use our streets to align with what the climate crisis demands.

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Maria Wardoku   posted by
March 25, 2020

City releases visionary Transportation Action Plan draft

The City of Minneapolis released its Transportation Action Plan draft last week. This plan is an addendum to the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan that will guide transportation projects in Minneapolis for the next ten years.

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Ashwat Narayanan   posted by
March 10, 2020

Vision Zero:
A Pedestrian, Cyclist & Attorney's Perspective

The following is a guest blog post by local bike attorney Dan Brazil of Brazil Law Group. Brazil Law Group is a sponsor of Twin Cities Bike to Work Day. 

In September of 2017, Minneapolis committed to Vision Zero, an initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities and injuries by providing safer streets and infrastructure for all. While this initiative is still in its infancy, it's exciting to see the promising work Our Streets Minneapolis and other advocates are doing to ensure its success.

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Daniel Brazil   posted by
March 10, 2020

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