In 2018 Our Streets Minneapolis launched the Bicycle Connectors program, a new initiative to encourage more black women, indigenous women, and women of color to bike for transportation. Cindy Vue, our Bicycle Encouragement and Volunteer Coordinator, partnered with six local organizations serving black women, indigenous women, and women of color in Minneapolis.
Each organization received support from Our Streets Minneapolis to create their own unique program to encourage more of the women they serve to bike for transportation. Funding for the Bicycle Connectors program is provided in part through travel demand management funds awarded by the Metropolitan Council and administered by Metro Transit.
One organization we partnered with was B.R.A.V.E. (Brilliant Resilient Ambitious Vibrant Elite) Foundation Inc.Read more