Word on the Streets

Public hearing: What projects should the City fund 2020 - 2024?

This Thursday the City of Minneapolis is hosting a hearing where folks can provide feedback on the Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) recommendations for how the City should spend capital improvement funding from 2020 - 2024.

Here’s when the hearing will be:

CLIC Public Hearing
Thursday, May 16th | 6:00 PM
City Hall Room 319
350 S 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55415

There’s also an opportunity to give feedback at the Phillips Community Center from 6:30 - 8 PM on Wednesday, May 15th. There was an opportunity at UROC last week, but unfortunately we missed that one.

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Emily Wade   posted by
May 14, 2019

Pedestrian Work Group April 2019 Update

This April, the Pedestrian Work Group (PWG) met up once again at the Central Library to discuss all things walking and rolling and to start planning engagement efforts for Our Streets. Several new volunteers shared a lot of knowledge and expertise from careers in transit and car-free lives. Thank you so much!

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Audrey Negro   posted by
May 13, 2019

Voices of the Downtown/Whittier Connection: Joelle

The Downtown Bikeways work group has been talking to people that live, work, go to school, eat, or recreate along the corridor that connects downtown with Loring Heights, Stevens Square, Whittier, and neighborhoods to the south.

One person that we spoke with is Joelle B., who teaches at MPS’ Emerson Spanish Immersion School. Emerson is located along the Downtown-Whittier corridor at 15th Street and LaSalle Ave S.

If you would like to share your support for a safe, protected bikeway that will connect downtown with Loring Heights, Stevens Square, Whittier, and neighborhoods to the south, please fill out this digital postcard. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.

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Jesse Lorenz   posted by
May 01, 2019